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Military power of Russia and Ukraine

Country: Russia Ukraine
Capital: Moscow Kiev
Population: 144 554 993 44 429 471
Area: 17 098 242 km2 603 500 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Ukraine military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 5,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 250 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 85 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 11 149 646

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 2 857×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 6 731
Total artillery: 14 533 4 202
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 1 366
Rocket artillery: 4 020 796

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 576
Fighter aircraft: 629 39
Multirole aircraf: 428 0
Attack aircraft: 752 26
Helicopters: 1 360 390

Navy

Total naval: 313 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 1
Corvettes: 83 1
Submarines: 61 0

Military service

Russia

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.

Ukraine

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