Azerbaijani Armed forces

Azerbaijan
Population
10 127 874
Military budget
2,3 billion $
Active personnel
126 000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Baku
Area: 86 600 km2
Population: 10 127 874
Etnic groups: Azerbaijani 91.6%, Lezgian 2%, Russian 1.3%, Armenian 1.3%, Talysh 1.3%, other 2.4%
Religions: Muslim 96.9% (predominantly Shia), Christian 3%, other <.1

Military branches

(Azərbaycan Silahlı Qüvvələri ) Army, Navy, Air, Air Defense Forces, Azerbaijani National Guard, and the Internal Troops of Azerbaijan.

Military service

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.

Military expenditures

Military budget
2,3 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
5

Manpower

Active personnel
126 000

(China)

Reserve
330 000

(China)

Available
3 000 000

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
665

(Russia)

AFV
1 637

(USA)

Artillery
740

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
237

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
196
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-BMD-141
-BTR-70242
-BTR-6025
-MT-LB336
-BRDM-229
-BTR-33
-BTR-D11
-Marauder45
-Matador45

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-ATMOS 20005
-2S7 Pion12

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-T-300 Kasırga21
-LAR-16030
-Lynx MR30
-OTR-21 Tochka4

Air Forces

Total aircraft
127

(USA)

Fighters
5

(China)

Multirole
13

(USA)

Attack
11

(Russia)

Helicopters
75

(USA)

UCAV (combat drone)
0

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Ka-324
-Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin2
-Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma1

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber

Navy

Total naval
31

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
1

(China)

Corvettes
0

(Russia)

Submarines
4

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Petya-class1

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Triton-2m and Triton-14

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.