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Military power of China and Ukraine

Country: China Ukraine
Capital: Beijing Kiev
Population: 1 373 541 278 44 429 471
Area: 9 596 961 km2 603 500 km2
Nuclear weapons: 260 warheads 0 warheads
More: China military forces description Ukraine military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 215 billion $ 5,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 300 000 250 000
Reserve personnel: 510 000 85 000
Available for military: 385 821 101 11 149 646

Land Forces

Tanks: 9 150 2 857×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 788 6 731
Total artillery: 9 726 4 202
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 1 366
Rocket artillery: 1 770 796

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 3 729 576
Fighter aircraft: 1 199 39
Multirole aircraf: 567 0
Attack aircraft: 300 26
Helicopters: 1 627 390

Navy

Total naval: 749 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 32 0
Frigates: 51 1
Corvettes: 32 1
Submarines: 73 0

Military service

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.

Ukraine

18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months