The Ukrainian armed forces remained on 25th place in the ranking of the most powerful armies in the world. This is according to the Global Firepower ranking.
First place in the ranking went to the USA, the second — Russia, the third – China, said in a statement. Followed by India, UK, France, South Korea, Germany, Japan and Turkey.
The rating is 126 countries. One step ahead of Ukraine, Sweden, 26th-ranked Singapore.
Countries were evaluated according to the following items: human resources, overland equipment, aircraft, naval power, resources, logistics, Finance, geography.
Ukraine takes the 25th place according to the following data: the population of 44,429 million military who are on the frontline service – 160 thousand, the reserve – 1 million people. Overland equipment – 2 809 tanks, missile systems 625, 669 1 units of artillery. Aviation – 234 aircraft, 39 fighter aircraft, 90 helicopters. Logistics – 6 ports, 187 airports. Funding — the defence budget in the amount of 4 billion 880 million. Geography – the total area in thous. km 603 550
On 25-th place in the rating of Ukraine fell in September 2015 In January 2015, Ukraine took in this ranking 21st place.
Earlier media using infographic showed how distributed a record defense budget of Ukraine for 2016-th year.
Ukraine is 25th in the ranking of the armies. Russia — the second 16.02.2016