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                                ARMED FORCES - 1992
     The following includes listings which breakdown the personnel,
   organization and the major equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.  
   It is in the order of Army, Naval forces, and Air Force.
   Total Armed Forces:                                    230,000
     Excludes strategic forces and
     Black Sea Fleet.  Ukraine's military 
     forces include Commonwealth of Independent
     States-controlled forces in Ukrainian 
     territory.  The military is currently 
     being restructured to incorporate naval 
     forces from the former Soviet Union. (1992)
     One infantry battalion is stationed 
     with United Nations peacekeeping forces 
     in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
   Annual Military Expenditures (1992)           $197,200,000,000
   Military Service: 
      Cumpulsory for males over 18                      18 months
   ARMY   
     Personnel:                                           150,000   
     Organization: 
       Army headquarters                                        6
       Corps headquarters                                       1
       Artillery corps headquarters                             1
       Tank divisions (including two training)                  4
       Motor rifle divisions (including two training)           4
       Airborne division                                        1
       Airborne brigades                                        2
       Spetsnaz brigade                                         1
       Artillery divisions                                      3
       Artillery brigades/regiments                             8
       Antitank brigades                                        7
       Surface-to-surface missile brigades                      2
       Surface-to-air missile brigades                          9
       Attack helicopter regiments                              7
     Major Equipment: (1992) 
       Main battle tanks                                    6,300
         T-54/-55                                           2,700
         T-64                                               2,100
         T-72                                               1,000
         T-80                                                 300
         T-62                                                 200
         PT-76 light tanks                                    180
       Armored infantry fighting vehicles:                  3,686
         BMP-1                                              1,770
         BMP-2                                              1,250
         BRM                                                  350
         BMD                                                  310
         BMP-3                                                  6
       Armored personnel carriers:                          8,300
         look-alikes                                        4,500 
         BTR-50P/-60P/-70/-80/-152                          2,200
         MT-LB                                              1,500
         BTR-D                                                100
       Intercontinental ballistic missiles:                   176
         SS-19 Stiletto                                       130
         SS-24 Scalpel                                         46
       Surface-to-surface missiles:                           204
         Scud                                                 132
         FROG/SS-21                                            72
       Attack helicopters                      
         Mil Mi-24 Hind                                       240
       Support helicopters:                                   353
         Mil Mi-8 Hip                                         280
         Mil Mi-6 Hook                                         60
         Mil Mi-24K Hind                                        8
         Mil Mi-24P Hind                                        5
       Transport helicopters:                                 100
         Mil Mi-2 Hoplite                                      80
         Mil Mi-26 Halo                                        20
       Towed artillery                                        830
         152mm D-20                                           250
         122mm D-30                                           250
         152mm 2A36                                           220
         152mm 2A65                                           110
       Self-propelled artillery:                            1,165 
         122mm 2S1                                            520
         152mm 2S3                                            510
         203mm 2S7                                            100
         152mm 2S5                                             25
         152mm 2S19                                            10
       Multiple-rocket launchers:                             531
         122mm BM-21                                          310
         220mm 9P140                                          150
         300mm 9A52                                            50
         122mm 9P138                                           18
         132mm BM-13                                            3
         120mm 2S9                                             80
      Multiple guns/mortars                                   470
         120mm PM-38                                          260
         120mm 2S12                                           210
   NAVAL FORCES
     Organization
       Naval aviation bomber regiments                          2
       Naval aviation fighter regiment                          1
       Naval infantry division                                  1
       Naval infantry artillery brigade                         1
     Major Equipment: Naval Vessels  (1992) 
       Unidentified destroyers                                  7
       Unidentified frigates                                   26
       Unidentified tactical submarines                        16
       Unidentified submarines                                  2
       Unidentified missile cruiser with helicopters            1
       Unidentified cruisers                                    5
       Unidentified patrol and coastal combatants              60
       Unidentified mine warfare vessels                       30
       Unidentified amphibious vessels                         16
       Unidentified support and miscellaneous vessels         140
     Major Equipment: Naval Aviation (1992) 
       Bomber aircraft:                                        65
         Tupolev Tu-26 Backfire                                45
         Tupolev Tu-16 Badger                                  10
         Tupolev Tu-22 Blinder                                 10
         Sukhoi Su-17 Fitter fighter/ground-attack aircraft    40
         Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter aircraft      35
         Beriev Be-12 Mail antisubmarine warfare aircraft      23
       Maritime reconnaissance/electronic warfare aircraft     21
         Tupolev Tu-16 Badger                                  12
         Tupolev Tu-22 Blinder                                  6
         Antonov An-12 Cub                                      2
         Ilyushin Il-20 Coot                                    1
         Tupolev Tu-16 Badger tanker aircraft                   3
       Antisubmarine-warfare helicopters:                      85
         Kamov Ka-25 Hormone                                   49
         Mil Mi-14 Haze                                        31
         Kamov Ka-27 Helix countermeasures helicopters          5
         Mil Mi-14 Haze mine countermeasures helicopters        5
   AIR FORCE   
     Personnel (includes 30,000 air-defense troops)        80,000
     Organization: 
       Bomber division headquarters                             2
       Fighter/ground-attack/bomber divisions                   2 
       Fighter/ground-attack regiments                          2
       Fighter divisions                                        2
       Air-defense fighter regiments                            7
       Reconnaissance regiments                                 3
       Electronic countermeasures regiment                      1
       Training centers                                         4
     Major Equipment: (1992) 
       Bomber aircraft:                                       137 
         Tupolev Tu-26 Backfire                                36
         Tupolev Tu-16 Badger                                  30
         Tupolev Tu-22 Blinder                                 30
         Tupolev Tu-95H Bear, strategic                        21
         Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack, strategic aircraft          20
       Fighter/ground-attack aircraft                          90
         Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer                                   60
         Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot                                 30
       Fighter aircraft                                       610
         Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum                      220
         Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 Flogger                      190
         Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 Foxbat                        80
         Sukhoi Su-15 Flagon                                   80
         Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker                                  40
         Yakovlev Yak-28 Firebar                               35
       Reconnaissance aircraft:                                87
         Tupolev Tu-22 Blinder                                 30
         Sukhoi Su-17 Fitter                                   30
         Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 Foxbat                        15
         Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer                                   12
         Ilyushin Il-78 tanker aircraft                        20
         Surface-to-air missiles                            2,400




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