Russia's defence budget is the highest in Europe. Russia's defence expenditure is estimated to be US$65,103M (3.90% of its GDP). Its percentage of GDP allocated to defence spending is the second-highest in Europe.
Russia has the largest military force in Europe. Russia has a military that is composed of 1,014,000 active personnel (largest in Europe), 2,000,000 in reserve and 554,000 from paramilitary forces, totalling 3,568,000 or 25.1 military personnel per 1000 in population.
Russia's battle tank force is the largest in the world. On land, Russia has a mobile force of 22,710 tanks. For aerial defence, Russia has an air force of 3,212 military aircrafts and 1,438 attack helicopters.Russia's naval fleet is the third-largest in the world. Russia has a naval fleet of 220 vessels, including 1 aircraft carriers and 59 nuclear submarines. The naval fleet of warships also include 6 frigates, 18 destroyers and 78 corvettes.