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2022 Ukraine Military Strength



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For 2022, Ukraine is ranked 22 of 142 out of the countries considered for the annual GFP review. It holds a PwrIndx* score of 0.3266 (a score of 0.0000 is considered 'perfect'). This entry last updated on 09/10/2022.

*Each nation is assessed on individual and collective values processed through our in-house formula to generate its 'PwrIndx' score. Some values are estimated when official numbers are not available. View Notes.
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NOTES/OBSERVATIONS:
Unit losses / gains incurred during the Russo-Ukrainian War will be accounted for in the 2023 GFP index release. The update is tentatively expected in December 2022 - January 2023.


Breakdown



Population
Rnk 34
Manpower
Rnk 29
Fit / Service
Rnk 32
Military Age
Rnk 48
Active Pers.
Rnk 20
Reserve
Rnk 15
Paramilitary
Rnk 27
Tot Aircraft
Rnk 31
Fighters
Rnk 32
Attack Types
Rnk 17
Transports
Rnk 22
Trainers
Rnk 34
Spcl. Mission
Rnk 27
Tanker AC
Rnk 140
Helos
Rnk 34
Attack Helos
Rnk 18
Tanks
Rnk 13
AFVs
Rnk 6
SPAs
Rnk 6
Artillery
Rnk 7
MLRSs
Rnk 12
Ships
Rnk 53
Carriers
Rnk 140
Helo Carr.
Rnk 140
Destroyers
Rnk 140
Frigates
Rnk 16
Corvettes
Rnk 15
Submarines
Rnk 140
Patrol Craft
Rnk 45
Mine Warf.
Rnk 21
Oil Prod.
Rnk 48
Oil Consum.
Rnk 69
Oil Proven
Rnk 46
Labor Frc.
Rnk 32
Merch Fleet
Rnk 38
Major Ports
Rnk 15
Roadways
Rnk 32
Railways
Rnk 12
Airports
Rnk 30
Defense Bgt
Rnk 20
Ext. Debt
Rnk 94
Foreign Rsv.
Rnk 59
Purch. Pwr
Rnk 38
Land Area
Rnk 45
Coastlines
Rnk 70
Borders
Rnk 99
Waterways
Rnk 43
Ratings Key:
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Capabilities (BETA):

National Defense
Guerilla Warfare
Airspace Defense
Tactical Reach
Battlefield Support
Anti-Armor
Armored Warfare
Internal Security
Land Convoy Protection
Indirect-Fire Support
Naval Warfare
Naval Convoy Protection
Waterway Denial
Submarine-Hunting
Global Trade
Goods/Supplies Transportation
Natural Geographic Defense


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34/142
Total Population:
43,745,640
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29/142
Available Manpower
22,310,276 (51.0%)
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32/142
Fit-for-Service
15,617,193 (35.7%)
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48/142
Reaching Mil Age Annually
481,202 (1.1%)
Tot Military Personnel (est.)
500,000 (1.1%)
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20/142
Active Personnel
200,000 (0.5%)
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15/142
Reserve Personnel
250,000 (0.6%)
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27/142
Paramilitary
50,000 (0.1%)
Manpower Composition:
Hover over the various sections in the bar below for more details.

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31/142
Total Aircraft Strength:
318
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32/142
Fighters/Interceptors:
69 (21.7%)
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17/142
Dedicated Attack:
29 (9.1%)
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22/142
Transports:
32 (10.1%)
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34/142
Trainers:
71 (22.3%)
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27/142
Special-Mission:
5 (1.6%)
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140/142
Tanker Fleet:
0 (0.0%)
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34/142
Helicopters:
112 (35.2%)
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18/142
Attack Helicopters:
34 (10.7%)
Inventory Composition:
Hover over pie slices in the chart below for category information. Pecentages below are not part of overall strength above but rather relative to each category presented below.

For an in-depth overview of current leading air powers of the world, including active inventories and strengths, consult the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft (www.WDMMA.org).
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13/142
Tanks:
2,596
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6/142
Armored Vehicles:
12,303
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6/142
Self-Propelled Artillery:
1,067
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7/142
Towed Artillery:
2,040
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12/142
Rocket Projectors:
490
Inventory Composition:
Hover over pie slices in the chart below for category information.



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53/142
Total Assets:
38
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140/142
Aircraft Carriers:
0
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140/142
Helicopter Carriers:
0
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140/142
Destroyers:
0
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16/142
Frigates:
1
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15/142
Corvettes:
1
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140/142
Submarines:
0
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45/142
Patrol Vessels:
13
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21/142
Mine Warfare:
1
Inventory Composition:
Hover over the pie slices in the chart below for more details.

For an in-depth overview of current leading naval powers of the world, including active inventories and strengths, consult the World Directory of Modern Military Warships (www.WDMMW.org).
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Additional Notes



MANPOWER - Values partly derived from the CIA World Factbook. Some values may be estimated.

AIRPOWER - Values derived from multiple sources. Total Aircraft Strength value includes both fixed-wing and rotorcraft platforms from all branches of service (at this time UAVs are not included in the total). 'Attack' value constitutes purpose-built attack types. 'Transports' value includes only fixed-wing aircraft while all rotorcraft are represented under the 'Helicopters' value. 'Special-Mission' value no longer includes aerial tankers which are now covered in their own listing. For an in-depth look into the current air powers of the world, consider "the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft" [www.WDMMA.org - external link].

LAND FORCES - Values derived from multiple sources. 'Tanks' value includes Main Battle Tanks (MBTs), light tanks, and tank destroyers (no distinction being made between track-over-wheel and all-wheeled types). 'Armored Vehicles' value includes APCs, IFVs, MRAPs, and Armored Cars. 'Rocket Projectors' include only self-propelled forms.

NAVAL FORCES - Values derived from multiple sources. 'Total Assets' value includes all possible/available vessels including auxiliaries, which are not showcased individually. 'Aircraft Carriers' value includes only traditional carriers (both conventionally- and nuclear-powered while Helicopter Carriers are now considered under their own listing. 'Submarines' value includes both diesel-electric and nuclear-powered types. Landlocked nationd are not penalized for the lack of a standing navy. For an in-depth look into the current naval powers of the world, consider "the World Directory of Modern Military Warships" [www.WDMMW.org - external link].

NATURAL RESOURCES - Values derived from the CIA World Factbook or estimated in some cases. Values presented as BBL (Barrel unit).

LOGISTICS - Values derived from the CIA World Factbook. Ports & Terminals may reside outside of a nations own borders if arrangements with an ally have been made. Landlocked nations are penalized for the lack of a standing Merchant Marine force.

FINANCIALS - Values partly derived from the CIA World Factbook. Values presented in USD ($). Estimates made when needed.

GEORGRAPHY - Values derived from the CIA World Factbook. As geography can play a role in both offensive and defensive wars, the GFP formula takes geographic qualities of a nation into account (border coverage, coastline coverage).
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