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Military power of Ukraine and Russia

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

Ukraine

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

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.