Military Power: Reach (excerpt from CAA FACTBOOK [l.update 1.5.2550])
- Total Available Military Manpower: 385,421,100
- Total Land Assets: 58,430
- Total Naval Assets: 1,209 (T); 75 (X)
- Total Air Assets: 11,050
- Serviceable Airports: 1,246
- Defense Budget: cR. 38,287,000,000 
While Earth is rightly seen as the UNSC's commercial, political, and cultural center; Reach is undeniably the hub of its military power.
The ε Eridani fleet is a full strength Carrier Group with the supercarrier UNSC Trafalgar at its core. The planet itself has a semi-mobile array of 20 Orbital Defense Platforms, and they are in turn defended by multiple wings of single ships and tactical multi-role craft.