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Military power of United Kingdom and Ukraine

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

Ukraine

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