Belarusian Armed forces

Belarus
Population
9,349,645
Military budget
0.8 billion $
Active personnel
62,000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Minsk
Area: 207,595 km2
Population: 9,349,645
Etnic groups: Belarusian 83.7%, Russian 8.3%, Polish 3.1%, Ukrainian 1.7%, other 2.4%, unspecified 0.9%
Religions: Orthodox 48.3%, Catholic 7.1%, other 3.5%, non-believers 41.1%

Military branches

Belarus Armed Forces (Узброеныя сілы Рэспублікі Беларусь) Army, Air and Air Defense Force, Special Operations Force; Ministry of Interior: State Border Troops, Militia, Internal Troops

Military service

18-27 years of age for compulsory military or alternative service; conscript service obligation is 12-18 months, depending on academic qualifications, and 24-36 months for alternative service, depending on academic qualifications; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.

Military expenditures

Military budget
0.8 billion $
Percent of GDP
1.2

Manpower

Active personnel
62,000
Reserve
344,750
Available
2,500,000

Land Forces

Tanks
652
AFV
1,871
Artillery
1,041
Self-propelled guns
440
Rocket artillery
371
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
- Caiman Mobile Armored Vehicle 45
- BMD-1 154
- BTR-70 39
- MT-LB 50
- BRDM-2 323

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
- 2S5 Giatsint-S 116

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
- Polonez (MRL) 18
- Scud 60
- OTR-21 Tochka 40

Air Forces

Total aircraft
199
Fighters
34
Multirole
4
Attack
67
Helicopters
68
UCAV (combat drone)
0
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
- Mil Mi-8 36
- Mil Mi-26 3
- Mil Mi-2 8

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
- -

Navy

Total naval
0
Aircraftcarriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
0
Corvettes
0
Submarines
0
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
- -

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
- -

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
- -

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.