The Indonesian Armed Forces (Tentera Nasional Indonesia, or TNI) has seen huge budget increases over the years.
Indonesia’s defence budget has grown significantly during Yudhoyono and Jokowi’s tenure from IDR22 trillion (USD1.7 billion) in 2005 to IDR95 trillion in 2015, making Indonesia’s military the 12th most powerful in the world according to the Global Fire Power Index, even exceeding Australia!
Check out the mind-blowing statistics below…
Going beyond military equipment totals and perceived fighting strength is the actual manpower that drives a given military. Wars of attrition favour those with more.
Total Population: 253,609,643
Available Manpower: 129,075,188
Fit for Service: 107,538,660
Reaching Military Age Annually: 4,455,159
Active Frontline Personnel: 476,000
Active Reserve Personnel: 400,000
Tank value includes Main Battle Tanks, light tanks and tank destroyers, either wheeled or tracked. AFV value includes Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).
Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 1,089
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 37
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 86
Includes both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft from all branches of service.
Total Aircraft: 405
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 52
Transport Aircraft: 187
Trainer Aircraft: 104
Attack Helicopters: 5
Aircraft Carrier value includes dedicated “helicopter carrier” vessels. Total naval strength includes all known auxiliaries as well.
Total Naval Strength: 171
Aircraft Carriers: 0
Coastal Defense Craft: 21
Mine Warfare: 12
Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force as well as local economy.
Oil Production: 983,000 bbl/day
Oil Consumption: 1,355,000 bbl/day]
Proven Oil Reserves: 4,030,000,000 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: 120,000,000
Merchant Marine Strength: 1,340]
Major Ports and Terminals: 9
Roadway Coverage: 437,759
Railway Coverage: 5,042
Serviceable Airports: 673
FINANCIAL (in USD)
Regardless of military strength in numbers, war is still driven by financing as much as any one leader or weapon.
Defense Budget: $6,900,000,000
External Debt: $223,800,000,000
Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold: $83,450,000,000
Purchasing Power Parity: $1,285,000,000,000
GEOGRAPHY (in km)
Geographical values primarily figure into a defensive-minded war (i.e. invasion).
Square Land Area: 1,904,569 km
Coastline: 54,716 km
Shared Border: 2,958 km
Waterways: 21,579 km