Armed Forces of Ukraine personnel, organization and equipment as of 1992 – a local copy

Armed Forces of Ukraine personnel, organization and equipment as of 1992 – a local copy

 

ARMED FORCES

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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