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Comparison of Russia and Ukraine Military Strengths (2024)



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Side-by-side comparison showcasing the relative conventional fighting strengths of Russia and Ukraine for the year 2024.



The selected countries for comparison, Russia and Ukraine, are displayed below in side-by-side format. The Primary selection is displayed in Blue while the Secondary selection is displayed in Red. Go back to compare two other military powers.

The side-by-side comparison provides a theoretical look at war footing between two potential (or active) military rivals.
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COUNTRIES
Russia
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PwrIndx: 0.0702
Score of 0.0000 being optimal.
(Rnk 2 of 145)
Ukraine
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PwrIndx: 0.2598
Score of 0.0000 being optimal.
(Rnk 18 of 145)


COMPARISON BRIEF
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 9)
141,698,923
(Diff: 98,392,446)
Total Population (Rnk 35)
43,306,477
(Diff: -98,392,446)
Available Manpower (Rnk 9)
69,432,472
(Diff: 47,346,169)
Available Manpower (Rnk 29)
22,086,303
(Diff: -47,346,169)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 10)
46,477,247
(Diff: 31,016,835)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 32)
15,460,412
(Diff: -31,016,835)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 18)
1,275,290
(Diff: 798,919)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 49)
476,371
(Diff: -798,919)
Active Personnel (Rnk 5)
1,320,000
(Diff: 420,000)
Active Personnel (Rnk 6)
900,000
(Diff: -420,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 4)
2,000,000
(Diff: 800,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 5)
1,200,000
(Diff: -800,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 8)
250,000
(Diff: 150,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 15)
100,000
(Diff: -150,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 3)
$109,000,000,000
(Diff: $67,000,000,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 12)
$42,000,000,000
(Diff: $-67,000,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 95)
$500,000,000,000
(Diff: $380,000,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 73)
$120,000,000,000
(Diff: $-380,000,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 6)
$632,242,000,000
(Diff: $601,545,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 59)
$30,697,000,000
(Diff: $-601,545,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 6)
$4,078,000,000,000
(Diff: $3,698,107,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 50)
$379,893,000,000
(Diff: $-3,698,107,000,000)


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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 2)
4,255
(Diff: 3,934)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 33)
321
(Diff: -3,934)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 3)
809
(Diff: 737)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 29)
72
(Diff: -737)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 2)
730
(Diff: 700)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 25)
30
(Diff: -700)
Transports (Rnk 2)
453
(Diff: 429)
Transports (Rnk 30)
24
(Diff: -429)
Trainers (Rnk 2)
552
(Diff: 479)
Trainers (Rnk 35)
73
(Diff: -479)
Special-Mission (Rnk 2)
145
(Diff: 142)
Special-Mission (Rnk 32)
3
(Diff: -142)
Aerial Tankers (Rnk 3)
19
(Diff: 19)
Aerial Tankers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -19)
Helicopters (Rnk 2)
1,547
(Diff: 1,417)
Helicopters (Rnk 31)
130
(Diff: -1,417)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 2)
559
(Diff: 526)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 19)
33
(Diff: -526)


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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 1)
14,777
(Diff: 13,000)
Tank Strength (Rnk 13)
1,777
(Diff: -13,000)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 3)
161,382
(Diff: 139,272)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 23)
22,110
(Diff: -139,272)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 1)
6,208
(Diff: 5,003)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 8)
1,205
(Diff: -5,003)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 1)
8,356
(Diff: 7,344)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 16)
1,012
(Diff: -7,344)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 2)
3,065
(Diff: 2,574)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 13)
491
(Diff: -2,574)


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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 1)
781
(Diff: 677)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 36)
104
(Diff: -677)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 3)
1
(Diff: 1)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -1)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: 0)
Submarines (Rnk 1)
65
(Diff: 65)
Submarines (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -65)
Destroyers (Rnk 4)
14
(Diff: 14)
Destroyers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -14)
Frigates (Rnk 6)
12
(Diff: 12)
Frigates (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -12)
Corvettes (Rnk 1)
83
(Diff: 83)
Corvettes (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -83)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 8)
122
(Diff: 89)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 33)
33
(Diff: -89)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 1)
47
(Diff: 44)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 19)
3
(Diff: -44)


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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 5)
1,218
(Diff: 1,031)
Airports (Rnk 30)
187
(Diff: -1,031)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 7)
2,917
(Diff: 2,507)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 40)
410
(Diff: -2,507)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 13)
8
(Diff: 2)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 15)
6
(Diff: -2)
Labor Force (Rnk 7)
72,444,000
(Diff: 51,981,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 33)
20,463,000
(Diff: -51,981,000)
Roadways (Rnk 5)
1,283,387km
(Diff: 1,113,693km)
Roadways (Rnk 31)
169,694km
(Diff: -1,113,693km)
Roadways (Rnk 3)
85,494km
(Diff: 63,761km)
Roadways (Rnk 11)
21,733km
(Diff: -63,761km)


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NATURAL RESOURCES
Oil Production (Rnk 3)
10,750,000bbl
(Diff: 10,690,000bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 55)
60,000bbl
(Diff: -10,690,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 110)
3,700,000bbl
(Diff: 3,450,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 69)
250,000bbl
(Diff: -3,450,000bbl)
Proven Oil Reserves (Rnk 8)
80,000,000,000bbl
(Diff: 79,605,000,000bbl)
Proven Oil Reserves (Rnk 44)
395,000,000bbl
(Diff: -79,605,000,000bbl)
Natural Gas Production (Rnk 2)
701,544,189,000bbl
(Diff: 682,033,149,000bbl)
Natural Gas Production (Rnk 31)
19,511,040,000bbl
(Diff: -682,033,149,000bbl)
Natural Gas Consumption (Rnk 108)
460,612,169,000bbl
(Diff: 434,198,683,000bbl)
Natural Gas Consumption (Rnk 78)
26,413,486,000bbl
(Diff: -434,198,683,000bbl)
Proven Nat.Gas Reserves (Rnk 1)
47,805,215,000,000bbl
(Diff: 46,700,860,000,000bbl)
Proven Nat.Gas Reserves (Rnk 26)
1,104,355,000,000bbl
(Diff: -46,700,860,000,000bbl)
Coal Production (Rnk 6)
447,332,000bbl
(Diff: 423,424,000bbl)
Coal Production (Rnk 19)
23,908,000bbl
(Diff: -423,424,000bbl)
Coal Consumption (Rnk 112)
266,038,000bbl
(Diff: 224,857,000bbl)
Coal Consumption (Rnk 100)
41,181,000bbl
(Diff: -224,857,000bbl)
Proven Coal Reserves (Rnk 2)
162,166,000,000bbl
(Diff: 127,791,000,000bbl)
Proven Coal Reserves (Rnk 8)
34,375,000,000bbl
(Diff: -127,791,000,000bbl)


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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 1)
17,098,242km
(Diff: 16,494,692km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 46)
603,550km
(Diff: -16,494,692km)
Shared Border (Rnk 133)
22,407km
(Diff: 16,826km)
Shared Border (Rnk 105)
5,581km
(Diff: -16,826km)
Coastline (Rnk 105)
37,653km
(Diff: 34,871km)
Coastline (Rnk 72)
2,782km
(Diff: -34,871km)
Waterways (Rnk 1)
102,000km
(Diff: 100,328km)
Waterways (Rnk 48)
1,672km
(Diff: -100,328km)


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