Kuwait
Where is Kuwait located on the World map?

Last Updated: February 14, 2017
Area: 17,820 sq km
Language(s): Arabic, English
Population: 2,041,961
Region (Map name): Asia
Literacy rate: _______
Number of Television Stations: 13
Number of Radio Stations: 18
Military Resources in the State
How should military resources in the state be elaborated?
Air Power
Manpower
Land Systems
Naval Power
Petroleum Resources
Logistics
Geography
Kuwait Military Strength

Air Power

AIR POWER - Includes both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft from all branches of service.

Total Aircraft: 106
Fighters/Interceptors: 27
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 27
Transport Aircraft: 31
Trainer Aircraft: 29
Helicopters: 42
Attack Helicopters: 16

MANPOWER - Going beyond military equipment totals and perceived fighting strength is the actual manpower that drives a given military. Wars of attrition favor those with more.

Total Population: 2,742,711
Available Manpower: 1,619,438
Fit for Service: 1,364,118
Reaching Military Age Annually: 33,885
Active Frontline Personnel: 15,500
Active Reserve Personnel: 31,000

LAND SYSTEMS - Tank value includes Main Battle Tanks, light tanks and tank destroyers, either wheeled or tracked. AFV value includes Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).

Tanks: 368
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 861
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 98
Towed-Artillery: 0
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 27

NAVAL POWER - Aircraft Carrier value includes dedicated "helicopter carrier" vessels. Total naval strength includes all known auxiliaries as well.

Total Naval Strength: 38
Aircraft Carriers: 0
Frigates: 0
Destroyers: 0
Corvettes: 0
Submarines: 0
Coastal Defense Craft: 10
Mine Warfare: 0

RESOURCES (PETROLEUM) - Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force and supporting economy.

Oil Production: 2,685,000 bbl/day
Oil Consumption: 355,000 bbl/day
Proven Oil Reserves: 104,000,000,000 bbl/day

LOGISTICAL - War is as much a battle of logistics - moving man and machine from / to points all over - as it is direct combat. Labor Force adds to available wartime industry strength.

Labor Force: 2,380,000
Merchant Marine Strength: 34
Major Ports and Terminals: 5
Roadway Coverage: 5,749
Railway Coverage: 0
Serviceable Airports: 7

GEOGRAPHY (in km) - Geographical values primarily figure into a defensive-minded war (i.e. invasion).

Square Land Area: 17,818 km
Coastline: 499 km
Shared Border: 475 km
Waterways: 0 km (minimum value not met)

Kuwait Press, Media, TV, Radio, Newspapers
Last Updated: February 14, 2017
Number of Television Stations: 13
Number of Television Sets: 875,000
Television Sets per 1,000: 428.5
Number of Satellite Subscribers: 498,000
Satellite Subscribers per 1,000: 243.9
Number of Radio Stations: 18
Number of Radio Receivers: 1,175,000
Radio Receivers per 1,000: 575.4
Number of Individuals with Computers: 250,000
Computers per 1,000: 122.4
Number of Individuals with Internet Access: 150,000
Last Updated: February 14, 2017