Russia 

Total Military Force russiaflag
Active: 960,600
Reserves: 20,000,000

Army (321,000)
6 Military Districts, 1 Operation Strategic Guided Projectile
8 Army HQ, 2 Corps HQ
5 Tank Divisions with 3 Tank, 1 Motorized Rifle, 1 Artillery, 1 SAM Regiment, 1 Armored Reconnaissance Battalion
19 Motorized Rifle Divisions with 3 Motorized Rifle, 1 Tank, 1 Artillery, 1 SAM Regiment, 1 Independent Tank, 1 Attack, 1 Armored Reconnaissance Battalion
4 Airborne Divisions with 2/3 Para, 1 Artillery Regiment
6 Machine Gun/Artillery Divisions
5 Artillery Divisions with 6 Brigades including 1 Rocket Launcher, 1 Attack
7 Tactical Reconnaissance Group Centers
13 Independent Brigades (10 Motorized Rifle, 3 Airborne)
7 Special Forces Brigades
18 Independent Artillery Brigades
15 SSM Brigades
5 Attack Brigades, 3 Attack Regiments
19 SAM Brigades

Navy (155,000)
Bases: Northern Fleet Severomorsk (HQ), Kola peninsula, Severodovinsk Baltic Fleet Kaliningrad (HQ), Kronstadt, Baltiysk Black Sea Fleet Sevastopol (HQ), Sevastopol, Temryuk, Novorossiyk Caspian Sea Flotilla Astrakhan (HQ) Pacific Fleet Vladivostok (HQ), Petropavlovsk Kamchatskiy, Magadan, Sovetskaya Gavan, Fokino

Air Force (184,600)
 Flying Hours: Long Range Aviation - 25, Tactical/Air Defense - 15, Soviet Airborne Transport - 60

Forces Abroad and Foreign Forces
Independent:
Armenia (3,500): 1 Military Base, 74 Main Battle Tanks, 15 Armored Personnel Carriers, 224 Armored Combat Vehicles, 84 Artilleries/ Rocket Launchers
Georgia (3,000): 3 Military Bases, Kyrgyzstan (500), Moldova (1,000), Tajikistan (7,800), Ukraine (1,100), Africa (100), Syria (150), Georgia/Abkhazia (1,600), Georgia/South Ossetia (530), Moldova/Transdnestr (500)
UN:
MONUC (Congo):              29 including 27 observers
UNMISET (Timor):               2 observers
UNMEE (Ethiopia/Eritrea):    6 observers
UNOMIG (Georgia):             3 observers
UNTSO (Middle East):          4 observers
UNAMSIL (Sierra Lione):  126 including 13 observers
MINURSO (Sahara):            24 observers



Paramilitary (409,100 active)
Federal Border Guard Service: 140,000
Interior Troops: 151,100

Strategic Force (149,000)
Russia as a former super power has had nuclear capabilities since 1949. Russia has since signed the NPT, which took affect in 1970.


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Russia *
2001
2002
2003
GDP
1,027bn
1,069bn
 
Defense Exp
46.1bn
50.8bn
 
Defense Bdgt
7.5bn
8.4bn
10.5bn
Foreign Military Assistance (US)
.2m
.8m
.8m


* All figures in US dollars.

Links:

Russia Specific Munitions and Weapon Systems

Russian Navy

Other Russian Navy Websites

FAS on Russian Nuclear Capabilities

The International Institute for Strategic Studies

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