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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

Military power comparison results for the nations of Russia and United States.

Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

Military power comparison results for the nations of Russia and United States.

OVERVIEW



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Subjects
Russia
United States
GFP Rank
2 (of 137)
1 (of 137)
Total Population
142,122,776
329,256,465
Manpower Available
69,640,160
144,872,845
Fit-for-Service
46,658,907
119,664,970
Reaching Military Age
1,306,449
4,188,274
Active Personnel
1,013,628
1,281,900
Reserve Components
2,572,500
860,000
Total Military Personnel
3,586,128
2,141,900
Defense Budget (USD)
$44,000,000,000
$716,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$539,600,000,000
$17,910,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$432,700,000,000
$123,300,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$4,025,000,000,000
$19,850,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
4,078
13,398
Fighters / Interceptors
869
2,362
Attack Aircraft
1,459
2,831
Transports
401
1,153
Trainers
494
2,853
Helicopters
1,485
5,760
Attack Helicopters
514
971
Serviceable Airports
1,218
13,513
Tank Strength
21,932
6,287
Armored Fighting Vehicles
50,049
39,223
Self-Propelled Artillery
6,083
992
Towed Artillery
4,465
864
Rocket Projectors
3,860
1,056
Total Naval Assets
352
415
Aircraft Carriers
1
24
Submarines
56
68
Frigates
13
22
Destroyers
13
68
Corvettes
82
15
Patrol Craft
45
13
Mine Warfare Craft
47
11
Merchant Marine Strength
2,572
3,611
Major Ports & Terminals
8
33
Labor Force Strength
76,530,000
160,400,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
10,580,000
9,352,000
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
3,320,000
19,000,000
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
80,000,000,000
36,520,000,000
Roadway Coverage (km)
982,000
6,586,610
Railway Coverage (km)
87,157
224,792
Waterway Coverage (km)
102,000
41,009
Coastline Coverage (km)
37,653
19,924
Shared Borders (km)
22,408
12,048
Square Land Area (km)
17,098,242
9,826,675
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