Military Production of Major Powers

 

Aircraft
  1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total
Germany 8,295 10,247 11,776 15,409 24,807 39,807 7,540 117,881
Italy 1,750 3,257 3,503 2,813 1,930 - - 13,253
Japan 4,467 4,768 5,088 8,861 16,693 28,180 11,066 79,123
Total Axis 14,512 18,272 20,367 27,083 43,430 67,987 18,606 210,257
                 
France n.a. n.a. - - - - - 4,016
U.K. 7,940 15,049 20,094 23,672 26,263 26,461 12,070 131,549
U.S.A. 5,856 12,804 26,277 47,836 85,898 96,318 49,761 324,750
U.S.S.R. 10,382 10,565 15,735 25,436 34,900 40,300 20,900 158,218
Total Allies 24,178 38,418 62,106 96,944 147,061 163,079 82,731 618,533

 

Tanks & Self-propelled guns
  1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total
Germany 1,300 2,200 5,200 9,200 19,800 27,300 4,406 69,406
Italy 40 250 565 1,252 336 - - 2,443
Japan n.a. 1,023 1,024 1,191 790 401 142 4,571
Total Axis 1,340 3,473 6,789 11,643 20,926 27,701 4,548 76,420
                 
France 445 1,245 - - - - - 1,690
U.K. 969 1,399 4,841 8,611 7,476 4,600 1,392 29,288
U.S.A. n.a. 400 4,052 24,997 29,497 17,565 11,968 88,479
U.S.S.R. 2,950 2,794 6,590 24,446 24,089 28,963 15,419 105,251
Total Allies 4,364 5,838 15,483 58,054 61,062 51,128 28,779 224,708

 

Artillery
  1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total
Germany - 5,000 7,000 12,000 27,000 41,000 - 92,000
Italy - - - - - - - 7,200
Japan - - - - - - - n.a.
Total Axis n.a. 5,000 7,000 12,000 27,000 41,000 n.a. 99,200
                 
France - - - - - - - n.a.
U.K. - 1,900 5,300 6,600 12,200 12,400 - 38,400
U.S.A. - 1,800 29,614 72,658 67,544 33,558 19,699 224,873
U.S.S.R. 17,348 15,300 42,300 127,000 130,000 122,400 93,000 547,348
Total Allies 17,348 19,000 77,214 206,258 209,744 168,358 112,699 810,621

 

Major Naval Vessels
  1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total
Germany 15 40 196 244 270 288 - 1,053
Italy - 6 11 17 9 - - 43
Japan 21 30 49 68 122 248 51 589
Total Axis 36 76 256 329 401 536 51 1,685
                 
France - - - - - - - -
U.K. 57 148 236 239 224 188 64 1,156
U.S.A. n.a. n.a. 544 1,854 2,654 2,247 1,513 8,812
U.S.S.R. - 33 62 19 13 23 11 161
Total Allies 57 181 842 2,112 2,891 2,458 1,588 10,129
 

Notes:

(1) 1945 figures for Jan-Aug except Germany - Jan-Apr and U.S.S.R. - whole year. Italy 1943 figures for Jan-July.

(2) Artillery for U.K. and Germany over 37mm.

(3) Naval Vessels excludes landing-craft, torpedo boats, and smaller auxiliary vessels.

Source: Adapted from I.C.B. Dear & M.R.D. Foot, The Oxford Companion to World War II. Italian production from Chris Dunning, Combat Units of the Regia Aeronautica 1940-1943 and WW2 Total. French production from Wikipedia.