Belarusian Armed forces

Belarus
Population
9 408 400
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: 9 408 400
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 $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
1,2

Manpower

Active personnel
62 000

(China)

Reserve
344 750

(China)

Available
2 500 000

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
532

(Russia)

AFV
1 460

(USA)

Artillery
998

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
434

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
336
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-1154
-BTR-7039
-MT-LB50
-BRDM-2-

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-2S5 Giatsint-S116

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Polonez (MRL)4
-Scud60

Air Forces

Total aircraft
200

(USA)

Fighters
39

(China)

Multirole
4

(USA)

Attack
68

(Russia)

Helicopters
63

(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
-Mil Mi-836
-Mil Mi-264
-Mil Mi-26

Navy

Total naval
0

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
0

(China)

Corvettes
0

(Russia)

Submarines
0

(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
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
--

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.