Thursday, September 4, 2014

Defending Cambodia - Facts and Figures

PwrIndx: 2.5798
Wars of attrition favor those with more.

 Total Population: 15,205,539
 Available Manpower: 7,887,309
 Fit for Service: 5,603,495
 Reaching Military Age Annually: 305,685]
 Active Frontline Personnel: 125,000
 Active Reserve Personnel: 200,000

 Tanks: 525
 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 280
 Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 0
 Towed-Artillery: 350
 Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 600

 Total Aircraft: 20
 Fighters/Interceptors: 0
 Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 0
 Transport Aircraft: 20
 Trainer Aircraft: 0
 Helicopters: 16
 Attack Helicopters: 0

 Total Naval Strength: 228
 Aircraft Carriers: 0
 Frigates: 0
 Destroyers: 0
 Corvettes: 0
 Submarines: 0
 Coastal Defense Craft: 26
 Mine Warfare: 0

Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force.

 Oil Production: 500 bbl/day
 Oil Consumption: 33,000 bbl/day]
 Proven Oil Reserves: 0 bbl/day

War is as much a battle of logistics - moving man and machine from points all over - as it is direct combat. Labor Force reflects possible wartime industry strength.

 Labor Force: 7,900,000
 Merchant Marine Strength: 544]
 Major Ports and Terminals: 2
 Roadway Coverage: 39,618
 Railway Coverage: 690
 Serviceable Airports: 16

Regardless of military strength in numbers, war is still driven by financing as much as any one leader or weapon.

 Defense Budget: $192,000,000
 External Debt: $4,567,000,000
 Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold: $4,938,000,000
 Purchasing Power Parity: $36,540,000,000

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

 Land Area: 181,035 km
 Coastline: 443 km
 Shared Border: 2,572 km
 Waterways: 3,700 km

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