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Chad

National Flag: Chad 9abfbe9d6f8e698b46630db45ebdc86c93207f018f7f83194fb0455ebabc5479

Sub Region: Middle Africa

Official Armed Forces Name: Armed Forces of Chad


General Information

Category Quantity International Ranking
Geography  
Land Area (km2) 1,284,000.0 19
Population  
Population 14,037,000 64
Labor Force 5,070,000 66
Economy  
GDP Nominal (millions of USD) 10,441 104
GDP PPP (millions of USD) 30,468 103
GDP Nominal Per Capita (USD) 744 104
GDP PPP Per Capita (USD) 2,171 103
Financial Reserves (millions of USD) 628 102
Military Personnel  
Active Personnel 30,000 67
Paramilitary Personnel 30,000 48
Military Reservists 0 78
Military Spending  
Nominal Military Spending (millions of USD) 269 101
PPP Military Spending (millions of USD) 785 96
Nominal Military Spending Per Active Soldier (USD) 8,966 98
PPP Military Spending Per Active Soldier (USD) 26,166 94
Infrastructure  
Roadway Length (km) 40,000 78
Railway Length (km) 0 102
Number of Airports 59 62
Human Development Index (HDI) 0.392 99
Oil  
Oil Production (bbl/day) 103,400 38
Oil Consumption (bbl/day) 1,700 102
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl) 1,500,000,000 34
Merchant Marine  
Merchant Marine Ship Quantity 0 71
Nuclear Warheads  
Nuclear Warhead Quantity 0 10
Calculated Military Scores  
Combined Force Projection 101 90
Land Power 645 84
Air Power 295 89
Sea Power 0 87
Transport Power 365 98
Total War Potential 76 96

Force Branches

Land Forces  
Air Defense Forces Chadian Air Defense Forces
Land Based Missile Force Chadian Land Based Missile Force
Main Army Chadian ground forces
Air Forces  
Main Air Force Chadian Air Force
Sea Forces  

Military Assets

Category Quantity International Ranking
Total Main Battle Tanks 60 71
4th Generation Main Battle Tanks 0 2
3rd Generation Main Battle Tanks 0 52
2nd Generation Main Battle Tanks 0 56
1st Generation Main Battle Tanks 60 27
Light Tanks 0 33
Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicles 287 24
Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicles 114 48
Armoured Personnel Carriers 95 82
Self-propelled Howitzers 10 59
Self-propelled Multiple Rocket Launchers 11 54
Self-propelled Mortar Carriers 0 27
Anti-tank Missile Carriers 0 30
Self-propelled Anti-tank Guns 30 4
Self-propelled Anti-ballistic Missile SAM Launchers 0 2
Self-propelled Long Range SAM Launchers (Limited ABM) 0 11
Self-propelled Medium Range SAM Launchers 0 9
Self-propelled Short Range SAM Launchers 0 40
Self-propelled Anti-aircraft Guns 0 34
Self-propelled Gun/SAM Hybrid Systems 0 13
Towed Howitzers 5 87
Towed Multiple Rocket Launchers 0 10
Towed Mortars 0 91
Recoilless Guns 0 33
Towed Anti-tank Guns 0 17
Towed Anti-ballistic Missile SAM Launchers 0 3
Towed Long Range SAM Launchers (Limited ABM) 0 17
Towed Medium Range SAM Launchers 0 22
Towed Short Range SAM Launchers 0 10
Towed Anti-aircraft Guns 0 55
Towed Anti-aircraft Gun/SAM Hybrid Systems 0 1
Mobile Ballistic Missile Launchers 0 20
Silo Based Missiles 0 7
Total Aircraft 40 87
Total Fighter Aircraft 1 73
5th Generation Fighter Aircraft 0 7
4th Generation Fighter Aircraft 1 59
3rd Generation Fighter Aircraft 0 40
1st and 2nd Generation Fighter Aircraft 0 21
Ground Attack Aircraft 10 21
Strategic Bombers 0 5
Anti-submarine and Maritime Patrol Aircraft 0 23
Heavy Transport/Tanker Aircraft 0 18
Medium Transport/Tanker Aircraft 3 32
Light Transport/Tanker Aircraft 4 45
Early Warning Aircraft 0 14
Military Passenger Aircraft 3 26
Trainer Aircraft 4 66
Total Helicopters 15 77
Attack Helicopters 3 40
Non-Attack Helicopters 12 80
Combat Support Aircraft 0 30
Total Navy Displacement (metric tons) 0 87
Total Ships 0 67
Aircraft Carriers 0 5
Battleship/Battlecruisers 0 2
Cruisers 0 4
Destroyers 0 12
Frigates 0 18
Corvettes 0 16
Amphibious Assault Ships (LHD/LHAs) 0 5
Landing Platform/Dock (LPDs) 0 7
Landing Ship/Dock (LSDs) 0 5
Tank Landing Ships (LST/LSMs) 0 11
Landing Crafts 0 36
Mine Warfare Ships 0 23
Patrol Ships 0 52
Total Submarines 0 20
Ballistic Missile Submarines 0 6
Nuclear Attack Submarines 0 7
Conventional Attack Submarines 0 15
Coastal and Midget Submarines 0 5

Satellites

Category Quantity International Ranking
Communications 0 9
Navigation/Positioning/Time 0 5
Meteorology/Oceanography 0 2
Intelligence/Surveillance/Reconnaissance 0 8
Electronic Intelligence/Signal Intelligence 0 4
Space Surveillance 0 3
Early Warning 0 3

Coast Guard Assets

Category Quantity International Ranking
Large Patrol Ships 0 12
Medium Patrol Ships 0 15
Small Patrol Ships 0 45
Fixed Wing Aircraft 0 13
Helicopters 0 14

Ice Breakers

Category Quantity International Ranking
Quantity 0 8


Database sources: The Military Balance 2017, wikipedia.com, CIA World Factbook, as well as other online sources.