Russian Armed forces

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Population: 143 975 923
Area: 17 098 242 km2
Capital: Moscow

Ethnic groups: Russian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukrainian 1.4%, Bashkir 1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%, other 10.2%

Religions: Russian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2%

Military branches: (Вооружённые Си́лы Росси́йской Федера́ции) Ground Troops (Sukhoputnyye Voyskia, SV), Navy (Voyenno-Morskoy Flot, VMF), Air Forces (Voyenno-Vozdushniye Sily, VVS); Airborne Troops (Vozdushno-Desantnyye Voyska, VDV), Missile Troops of Strategic Purpose (Raketnyye Voyska Strategicheskogo Naznacheniya, RVSN) referred to commonly as Strategic Rocket Forces, and Aerospace Defense Troops (Voyska Vozdushno-Kosmicheskoy Oborony or Voyska VKO) are independent "combat arms," not subordinate to any of the three branches; Russian Ground Troops include the following combat arms: motorized-rifle troops, tank troops, missile and artillery troops, air defense of the Ground Troops.

Military service age and obligation: 18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu69,3 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu4,4%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu771 000

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu2 000 000

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu34 765 736


Possession of nuclear weapons:
YES

Warheads:
7 500

Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu15 000

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu27 675


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu14 438

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6 077

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu3 791


Current equipment main models

Tanks

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
BMP-3616
BMP-28350
BMP-17500
BTR-80/82A1150
-BTR-7068
-BRDM-22000
-MT-LB6500

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
2S1 Gvozdika2000
2S3 Akatsiya2530
2S19 Msta-S550
-2S5 Giatsint-S737
-2S4 Tyulpan145

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
BM-21 Grad3182
BM-27 Uragan430
BM-30 Smerch130
-TOS-115
-9A52-4 Tornado56
-OTR-21 Tochka96
-9K720 Iskander-M64

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu3 807


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu519

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu406

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu733

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 273


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
MiG-31134
Su-27359

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
MiG-29305
Su-3058
Su-3548

Attack aircraft

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
Mil Mi-8/17500
Mil Mi-24/35347
Mil Mi-28109
-Kamov Ka-508
-Kamov Ka-5280
-Mil Mi-2640
-Kamov Ka-22636
-Kamov Ka-2788

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu350


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu18

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu4

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu78

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu57


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
Kuznetsov-class1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
Udaloy I8
Udaloy II1
Sovremenny5
-Kirov (Battlecruiser)1
-Slava (Cruiser)3

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Burevestnik-class 2
Neustrashimyy-class 2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
Grisha-class20
-Nanuchka-class13
Tarantul-class 25
-Parchim-class 7
-Gepard-class 2
-Buyan-class 3
-Steregushchy-class 4
-Buyan M-class 3

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Delta III3
Typhoon-class1
-Delta IV6
Borei3
Oscar II-class 7
-Sierra II-class 2
-Victor III-class 4
Akula-class9
-Yasen-class1
-Project 877 Paltus16
-Project 636 Varshavyanka3
-Lada-class 1
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