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  • Total Military Transport Aircraft Strength by Country


    An oft-overlooked facet of war-making is the ability to move man and machine to far-off places of the world and across fluid fronts.

    Transport of man, machine and supplies is critical to the fast-paced wars of today when attempting to overwhelm and enemy or overrun key positions. The transport aircraft - be it fixed-wing or rotary-wing - provides warplanners with the means to shuttle all manner of battlefield elements to and from all parts of the world. The GFP listing includes both fixed-wing and helicopter aircraft types classified as transports and those that can be modified to serve in the transport role.


    The data presented below is through 2016.


    1
    5,739  
    United States
    USA
    2
    1,124  
    Russia
    RUS
    3
    857  
    India
    IND
    4
    782  
    China
    CHN
    5
    662  
    France
    FRA
    6
    481  
    Japan
    JPN
    7
    439  
    Turkey
    TUR
    8
    424  
    Italy
    ITA
    9
    369  
    Brazil
    BRA
    10
    348  
    South Korea
    SKO
    11
    345  
    Germany
    GER
    12
    337  
    United Kingdom
    UKD
    13
    327  
    Thailand
    THA
    14
    304  
    Colombia
    COL
    15
    266  
    Algeria
    ALG
    16
    261  
    Pakistan
    PAK
    17
    260  
    Egypt
    EGP
    18
    239  
    Mexico
    MEX
    19
    229  
    Poland
    POL
    20
    221  
    Saudi Arabia
    SAR
    21
    215  
    Canada
    CAN
    22
    215  
    Greece
    GRE
    23
    209  
    United Arab Emirates
    UAE
    24
    203  
    Iran
    IRN
    25
    189  
    Taiwan
    TAI
    26
    181  
    Spain
    SPA
    27
    170  
    Indonesia
    INO
    28
    161  
    Vietnam
    VTN
    29
    161  
    Australia
    AUS
    30
    158  
    Afghanistan
    AFG
    31
    158  
    Morocco
    MOR
    32
    143  
    Venezuela
    VEN
    33
    142  
    Syria
    SYR
    34
    128  
    Angola
    ANG
    35
    110  
    Austria
    AST
    36
    109  
    South Africa
    SAF
    37
    107  
    Peru
    PER
    38
    104  
    Chile
    CHI
    39
    102  
    Argentina
    ARG
    40
    101  
    Israel
    ISR
    41
    100  
    North Korea
    NKO
    42
    97  
    Myanmar
    MYA
    43
    96  
    Malaysia
    MLY
    44
    96  
    Jordan
    JOR
    45
    93  
    Iraq
    IRQ
    46
    89  
    Tunisia
    TUN
    47
    89  
    Ukraine
    UKR
    48
    78  
    Romania
    ROM
    49
    74  
    Philippines
    PHI
    50
    69  
    Ecuador
    ECU
    51
    65  
    Bangladesh
    BAN
    52
    64  
    Azerbaijan
    AZR
    53
    64  
    Kazakhstan
    KAZ
    54
    63  
    Singapore
    SIN
    55
    61  
    Switzerland
    SWI
    56
    56  
    Yemen
    YEM
    57
    55  
    Oman
    OMA
    58
    53  
    Qatar
    QTR
    59
    53  
    Nigeria
    NIG
    60
    53  
    Sweden
    SWE
    61
    52  
    Sudan
    SUD
    62
    52  
    Czech Republic
    CZR
    63
    51  
    Sri Lanka
    SRL
    64
    51  
    Belgium
    BEL
    65
    50  
    Uzbekistan
    UZB
    66
    48  
    Lebanon
    LEB
    67
    45  
    Netherlands
    NET
    68
    41  
    Kenya
    KEN
    69
    40  
    Serbia
    SER
    70
    39  
    Zimbabwe
    ZIM
    71
    38  
    Norway
    NOR
    72
    38  
    Paraguay
    PAR
    73
    36  
    Portugal
    POR
    74
    36  
    Bolivia
    BOL
    75
    36  
    Denmark
    DEN
    76
    36  
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    DRC
    77
    34  
    Belarus
    BLR
    78
    34  
    Ethiopia
    ETH
    79
    32  
    Georgia
    GEO
    80
    31  
    Kuwait
    KUW
    81
    31  
    Finland
    FIN
    82
    30  
    New Zealand
    NWZ
    83
    28  
    Bulgaria
    BUL
    84
    28  
    Bahrain
    BAH
    85
    27  
    Guatemala
    GUA
    86
    26  
    El Salvador
    ESL
    87
    25  
    Libya
    LIB
    88
    25  
    Zambia
    ZAM
    89
    24  
    Slovakia
    SLK
    90
    23  
    Albania
    ALB
    91
    23  
    Croatia
    CRO
    92
    22  
    Nepal
    NEP
    93
    21  
    Cambodia
    CMB
    94
    20  
    Chad
    CHD
    95
    20  
    Nicaragua
    NIC
    96
    19  
    Uganda
    UGA
    97
    19  
    Panama
    PAN
    98
    18  
    Turkmenistan
    TKM
    99
    18  
    Armenia
    ARM
    100
    18  
    Hungary
    HUN
    101
    18  
    Gabon
    GAB
    102
    17  
    Cameroon
    CAM
    103
    17  
    Honduras
    HON
    104
    17  
    Laos
    LAO
    105
    17  
    Uruguay
    URU
    106
    16  
    Slovenia
    SLV
    107
    15  
    Tajikistan
    TAJ
    108
    13  
    Ghana
    GHA
    109
    12  
    Cuba
    CUB
    110
    11  
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    BOS
    111
    11  
    Tanzania
    TAN
    112
    10  
    Mongolia
    MON
    113
    10  
    Niger
    NGR
    114
    10  
    Namibia
    NAM
    115
    9  
    South Sudan
    SSU
    116
    9  
    Botswana
    BOT
    117
    8  
    Lithuania
    LIT
    118
    8  
    Macedonia
    MAC
    119
    6  
    Madagascar
    MAD
    120
    5  
    Ivory Coast
    IVC
    121
    4  
    Kyrgyzstan
    KYR
    122
    4  
    Dominican Republic
    DOM
    123
    4  
    Central African Republic
    CAR
    124
    4  
    Latvia
    LAT
    125
    4  
    Mauritania
    MAU
    126
    3  
    Mali
    MAL
    127
    3  
    Republic of the Congo
    ROC
    128
    3  
    Mozambique
    MOZ
    129
    2  
    Sierra Leone
    SIE
    130
    0  
    Somalia
    SOM
    131
    0  
    Suriname
    SUR
    132
    0  
    Estonia
    EST