Military Presence
Allied Forces


AFGHANISTAN   -   300 troops

AUSTRALIA     -   See Australian Info Sheet

BAHRAIN  -    400 personnel, 36 aircraft

BANGLADESH    -   6,000 troops

BELGIUM       -   1 frigate, 2 minesweepers, 2 landing 
                              ships,  6 C-130 planes

BRITAIN       -   43,000 troops, 6 destroyers, 4 frigates, 3
                          minesweepers, 168 tanks, 300 armored 
                          vehicles, 70 jets

CANADA        -   2 destroyers, 12 C-130 planes, 24 CF-18 
                            bombers, 4500 troops,  Field Hospital (1 
                           Canadian Field Hospital)

CZECHOSLVAKIA -   200 chemical warfare specialists

EGYPT         -   40,000 troops (5,000 special forces
                         paratroopers)

FRANCE        -  18,000 troops, 60 combat aircraft, 120 
                           helicopters, 40 tanks, 1 missle cruiser, 3 
                          destroyers, 4 frigates

GERMANY - Jagdbombergeschwader 43 consisting of 18 
                     Alpha-Jets and 212 soldiers stationed in 
                     Erhac/Turkey during the gulf war.
 
                     5 Minesweeper, 2 Supply Vessels, 500 sailors 
                     altogether.

HONDURAS      -   150 troops

HUNGARY -   1 medical unit

ITALY         -  3 frigates, 4 minesweepers, 10 Tornado 
                         Aircraft

KUWAIT        -  11,000 troops, 2 missle boats, 1 barge, A-4 Skyhawks (exact # unknown) 
     Leaders: 
          Emir of Kuwait

NEW ZEALAND -   50 medical soldiers and 2 C-130's

NIGER         -  500 troops

OMAN          -  25,500 troops, 63 airplanes, 4 Exocet-armed
                         ships

POLAND      -   1 Hospital Ship

QATAR         -   1 squadron of Mirage F-1E fighters

ROMANIA       -   180 chemical warfare experts

SAUDI ARABIA  -   118,000 troops, 550 tanks, 180 
                                   airplanes

     Leaders: 
          King Fahad Leader of Saudi Arabia 

SOUTH KOREA   -   5 C-130 transport planes, 1 medical 
                                    unit

SYRIA         -   17,000 troops, 300 T-62 tanks

UNITED ARAB EMRIATES - 40,000 troops, 80 planes, 
                                                    200  tanks

UNITED STATES -   540,000 troops, 6 aircraft carriers, 
                                  submarines, 4,000 tanks, 1,700 
                                  helicopters, 1,800 airplanes
     Leaders: 

         George Bush President of the United States 
         Dan Quayle Vice President of the United States 
         Colin Powell Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff. 
         Norman Schwarzkopf CENTCOMM Commander 
         Jim Baker Secretary of State 
         John Sununu President's Chief of Staff 
         Dick Cheney Secretary of Defense 
         Brent Scowcroft President's National Security Advisor 
         Bob Dole Republican Leader of the Senate 
         George Mitchell Democratic Leader of the Senate 
         Sam Nunn Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman 
         Les Aspin House Armed Services Committee Chairman 
 

                        Info compiled from various sources