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590. Summary of U.S. Military Force Structure



 
Item 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
 
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)STRATEGIC FORCES 1
 
Land-based ICBM's:
  Minuteman II (warhead each) plus
  Minuteman III (warheads each) 737 625 535 530 530 500 500 500 500
  Peacekeeper (10 warheads each) 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 34
 
Heavy bombers (PAI) 2:
  B-52 84 64 74 56 56 56 56 56 56
  B-1 3 84 84 60 60 60 70 74 80 82
  B-2 0 3 6 9 10 12 13 16 16
 
Submarine-Launched ballistic missiles 4
  Poseidon (C-3) and Trident C-4 missiles
   on pre-Ohio-class submarines 96 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Poseidon (C-4) and Trident C-5 missiles
   on pre-Ohio-class submarines 312 336 360 384 408 432 432 432 432
 
DOD AIRLIFT AND SEALIFT FORCES
 
Intertheatrer Airlft (PMAI) 5:
  C-5 109 107 104 104 104 104 104 104 104
  C-141 214 214 199 187 163 143 136 104 88
  KC-10 6 57 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54
  C-17 2 9 17 22 24 30 37 46 58
 
Intratheatrer Airlift (PMAI) 5:
  C-130 7 380 424 428 432 430 425 425 425 425
 
Sealift ships (Active) 8:
  Tankers 20 18 18 12 13 10 10 10 10
  Cargo 40 51 51 49 48 43 49 52 57
 
Sealift ships, reserve:
   RRF 9 97 93 77 82 87 88 87 87 69
 
SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES
 
Army:
  Special forces groups, (Active) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
  Special forces groups, (National Guard) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
  Special forces groups, (Reserve) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Psychological operations groups (Active) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Special operations aviation regiments 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
 
  Ranger regiments 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Civil affairs battalions (Active) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Civil affairs brigades (Active) 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8
  Civil affairs commands 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4
  
Aif Force:
  Special operations wings/groups:
   Active 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
   National Guard 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
 
  Special operations wing (Reserve) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Special tactics groups 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
 
Naval:
  Special boat squadrons 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2



1 Force levels shown are for the ends of the fiscal years in question. Inventory levels force levels for FY 2000 and FY 2001 will depend on future decisions.
2 Number of operational missiles. Not in maintenance or overhaul status.
3 PAI=Primary aircraft inventory. PAI excludes backup and attrition reserve aircrafts as well as aircraft in depot maintenance. Total inventory counts will be higher than the PAI figures given here.
4 B-1 are accountable under START I but will not be accountable under START II.
5 PMAI = Primary missionaircraft inventory for active and reserve components. The numbers shown reflect only combat support and industrial funded PMAI aircraft and not developments/test or training aircraft.
6 Includes 37 KC-10s allocated to an air lift code.
7 Does not include Department of the Navy aircraft.
8 Includes fast sea lift (FSS), afloat prepositioning, and common-user (charter) ships, plus (through FY 1998) aviation support ships. For FY 1999 on, includes LMSR and and ready reserve force (RRF) ships tendered to the Military sealift command (MSC). FSS and LMSR vessels are maintained in a reserve, four-day ready status.

Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Annual Report to the President and the Congress. http://www.dtic.mil/execsec/adr2000/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/590_summary_of_u_s_military_force.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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