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Ukraine vs Egypt

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Country: Ukraine (UA) Egypt (EG)
Capital: Kiev Cairo
Population: 44 429 471 89 810 000
Area: 603 500 km2 1 010 407 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 2,4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 200 000 438 500
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 479 000
Available for military: 11 149 646 41 157 220

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 045 3 044
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 127 11 454
Total artillery: 3 973 4 000
Self-propelled artillery: 1 236 889
Rocket artillery: 693 1 322

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 425 1 373
Fighter aircraft: 39 113
Multirole aircraf: 0 252
Attack aircraft: 25 121
Helicopters: 243 306

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Navy

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Total naval: 40 128
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 1 9
Corvettes: 1 4
Submarines: 0 8

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Nuclear weapons

Ukraine

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.

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Ukraine

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

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.