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Aircraft Strength by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 2/17/2015

Despite all of the other advances made for the modern battlefield, air superiority is still a top priority to war planners in any theater.

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The aircraft received its baptism by fire in World War 1, having since evolved to the mounts of today utilizing stealth, supercruise technology and precision-guided munitions. For the purposes of the GFP ranking, both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft are taken into account. However, systems on order heading into 2015 are NOT taken into account.


Total Aircraft strength data through 2015.

1
13,892
2
3,429
3
2,860
4
1,905
5
1,613
6
1,412
7
1,264
8
1,107
9
1,020
10
940
11
936
12
914
13
804
14
760
15
749
16
684
17
675
18
663
19
605
20
573
21
531
22
497
23
493
24
471
25
467
26
462
27
448
28
420
29
408
30
405
31
404
32
362
33
282
34
275
35
269
36
262
37
246
38
239
39
236
40
235
41
233
42
231
43
229
44
222
45
222
46
217
47
209
48
189
49
180
50
177
51
172
52
172
53
165
54
164
55
163
56
151
57
141
58
138
59
138
60
127
61
126
62
125
63
121
64
119
65
112
66
111
67
109
68
106
69
104
70
104
71
103
72
98
73
94
74
92
75
86
76
82
77
81
78
80
79
73
80
72
81
72
82
72
83
68
84
68
85
67
86
62
87
52
88
46
89
44
90
44
91
44
92
42
93
41
94
36
95
36
96
34
97
34
98
34
99
33
100
33
101
31
102
30
103
30
104
27
105
25
106
23
107
21
108
21
109
21
110
21
111
20
112
20
113
20
114
17
115
16
116
15
117
15
118
14
119
10
120
10
121
9
122
6
123
6
124
5
125
4
126
4

Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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