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Military power of Ukraine and China

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

Ukraine

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

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.