Ukrainian Armed forces

Ukraine
Population
41,487,960
Military budget
5.4 billion $
Active personnel
255,000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Kiev
Area: 603,500 km2
Population: 41,487,960
Etnic groups: Ukrainian 77.8%, Russian 17.3%, Belarusian 0.6%, Moldovan 0.5%, Crimean Tatar 0.5%, Bulgarian 0.4%, Hungarian 0.3%, Romanian 0.3%, Polish 0.3%, Jewish 0.2%, other 1.8%
Religions: Orthodox (includes Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox, Ukrainian Orthodox - Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP), Ukrainian Orthodox - Moscow Patriarchate, Ukrainian Greek Catholic, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish

Military branches

(Збройні сили України) Ground Forces, Naval Forces, Air Forces

Military service

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

Military expenditures

Military budget
5.4 billion $
Percent of GDP
3

Manpower

Active personnel
255,000
Reserve
1,000,000
Available
11,149,646

Land Forces

Tanks
2,105
AFV
6,990
Artillery
3,721
Self-propelled guns
1,047
Rocket artillery
630
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
- T-64 1300

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
- BMD-1 47
- BMD-2 59
- BTR-70 220
- BTR-60 10
- BTR-4 215
- BTR-3 70
- KrAZ Spartan 34
- BRDM-1 458
- BRDM-2 500
- Saxon 20
- MT-LB 2300
- PTS-2 15
- KrAZ Shrek 2
- Dozor-B 21
- Kozak-2 250
- BTR-D 15

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
- 2S7 Pion 99
- 2S5 Giatsint-S 24

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
- OTR-21 Tochka Scarab-B 90
- 9K52 Luna-M 50
- Hrim -
- Sapsan -

Air Forces

Total aircraft
326
Fighters
70
Multirole
0
Attack
29
Helicopters
129
UCAV (combat drone)
12
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
- Kamov Ka-226 1
- Mil Mi-2 9
- Mil Mi-26 11
- Kamov Ka-27 Helix 4
- Mil Mi-14 Haze 4

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber

Navy

Total naval
63
Aircraftcarriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
1
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
- Krivak III 1

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
- -

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
- -

Nuclear weapons

Although Ukraine has never produced its own nuclear weapon to this day, we should bear in mind that back in the days, Ukraine possessed approximately 5,000 nuclear weapons. This is all due to the fact that before 1991, Ukraine was a part of the Soviet Union. However, as a consequence of its dissolution, all the countries that were satellites or were forcefully attached to Soviet Union, received number of warheads. They were once the property of the Soviet Union. Nevertheless, after Ukraine became independent, they received everything that was the part of the USSR, even nuclear warheads. As a result of that, Ukraine became the third largest holder of nuclear weapons in the world.

Ukraine decided to get rid of these weapons quite quickly. Three years later, in 1994 that is, they joined Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. In 1996, all the warheads were moved and disassembled in Russia.