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Military potential of Kyrgyzstan and countries of Central Asia

The biggest army has Uzbekistan, then Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan can’t maintain large armies because of poverty. Such data provided The Military Balance-2016.

Missile systems are only in Kazakhstan (12 units) and Turkmenistan (16 units).

Combat aircraft has Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have only transport workers. The most powerful aircraft is in Kazakhstan. Uzbekistan is the leader in the number of helicopters.

In the rating of military force-2017, Kazakhstan ranks 55th, Kyrgyzstan — 108th, Tajikistan —112th, Turkmenistan — 86th, Uzbekistan — 48th.

Despite the fact that Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan are armed with cannons, howitzers and mortars during the 1940s, they are fully operational. The undisputed leader in artillery is Kazakhstan — it has the most self-propelled artillery installations.