Ranking of total strength of special-mission aircraft fleets by operating national power.
New to 2020, the Global Firepower ranking no includes total Special-Mission fleet strength by individual operating country. These aircraft are those platforms specifically designed or developed to accomplish an over-battlefield role by utilization of advanced onboard equipment or specialized trait. Examples include Airborne Early Warning (AEW), Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), and Electronic Warfare (EW) platforms.
Data presented on this list is through 2020. Estimates are made when official data is not available.
The GlobalFirepower.com logo is a trademark of this website and is protected by all applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws. The published content of the pages contained herein is unique to this website (unless where indicated) and not for reuse in any form. About: GlobalFirepower.com is an annually-updated, statistics-based website tracking defense-related information of 138 nations and exists as a wholly-independent resource.