How Large and Equipped is the Russian Army? See this In-depth Analysis: The Russian Invasion to Ukraine will remain one of the most memorable in the history of wars. Some famous bloggers are linking it to a Goliath-David War, since Ukraine is being considered as the lesser. Russia has it all. It is in a full-grade war with the largest country in the world, having over 11 different time zones. Imagine having time changing 11 times in a country. How do such people trade or survive, yet Russia has grown to be one of the most powerful nations of our times.
Russia is feared by many, including the so called Nato and the United States of American for one reason. After the world war two, nations embarked on a plan to solidify their Military prowess by engaging in state of art weapons such as the Nuclear war heads. Countries such as the United States of America, Russia and the North Korea have advanced in high levels of Nuclear weapons. Their is a famous quote that the Survivors of a Nuclear war will not have enough energy to burry the dead.
Apart from the Nuclear war heads, the Russian military has 900,000 active-duty military personnel, which makes it the fourth biggest largest military on the planet, while there are as many as two million reserve forces.
Russia is listed as having more than 4,000 aircraft and 1,500 helicopters, while they are also reported to have 13,000 tanks, 27,000 armored fighting vehicles and nearly 6,000 self-propelled guns for artillery. In terms of the country’s power at sea, the Russian navy has 600 ships, including one aircraft carrier, 15 destroyers and 63 submarines.
As if that is not enough, the Russian Government has a annual budget of 5.3 trillion in Military alone. That is way too much than Ukraine’s annual spending’s on Military which stand at 535 billion.