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Military power of Ukraine and United Kingdom

Country: Ukraine United Kingdom
Capital: Kiev London
Population: 44 429 471 65 110 000
Area: 603 500 km2 242 495 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 215 warheads
More: Ukraine military forces description United Kingdom military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,2 billion $ 58,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 6% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 250 000 156 940
Reserve personnel: 85 000 75 110
Available for military: 11 149 646 14 856 917

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 857 407×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 731 4 673
Total artillery: 4 202 532
Self-propelled artillery: 1 366 117
Rocket artillery: 796 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 576 886
Fighter aircraft: 39 141
Multirole aircraf: 0 89
Attack aircraft: 26 0
Helicopters: 390 386

Navy

Total naval: 27 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 6
Frigates: 1 13
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 0 11

Military service

Ukraine

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

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.