According to the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) The Military Balance, the Russians have 2,800 tanks and 13,000 other armored vehicles (reconnaissance and infantry fighting vehicles) in units with another 10,000 tanks and 8,500 armored vehicles in storage.
Although it cannot be verified, the Ukrainian army's estimates put the number of Russia's equipment losses much higher, claiming that Russian troops have lost 1,768 tanks and 4,011 armored combat vehicles. Moscow, on the other hand, has never shared reports of its military equipment losses in Ukraine.
Russia has lost more than 1,700 tanks in Ukraine.
Russia has lost approximately 38,140 military personnel, 1,677 tanks, and 220 aircraft during its full-scale military invasion of Ukraine.
It has been 128 days since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. On Friday, the Russian forces are pushing hard in the Donbas and are advancing slowly and deliberately.
Russia has already lost approximately 34,700 military personnel, more than 1,500 tanks, 217 planes and 184 helicopters in the course of its full-scale military invasion in Ukraine.
NATO has 5,040, 5,495 and 2,803 in comparison, but leads in battle tanks and armoured vehicles, with 14,682 and 115,855 respectively, to Russia's 12,420 and 30,122.
Hundreds of Tanks Lost
As of July 18, Russia has lost 237 T-72B3 tanks, hundreds more in other T-72 variants, and 170 T-80s, according to Oryx Intelligence. This adds up to around 800 Russian tanks destroyed – most of them Soviet-era tanks that Moscow upgraded over the years.
Ukrainian Armed Forces have already destroyed 1,700 Russian tanks | Ukrainska Pravda.
Most of the manned aircraft Ukraine has lost–47 planes and helicopters that outside analysts can confirm–were shot down by Russian air-defenses. Most of Russia's 85 confirmed manned aircraft losses–not counting Tuesday's losses–also have been in the air.
According to US defense officials, UKAF still has 56 operational fighter jets as of 11 March 2022.
Russia lost more than 5,000 pieces of equipment in war against Ukraine - Oryx. Russia has lost at least 5,083 pieces of military equipment in its war with Ukraine since its unprovoked all-out invasion of Ukraine began on February 24.
It appears that due to substantial losses incurred in the fighting in Ukraine the Russian military is now short of serviceable armour to replenish its forces. They began the campaign with an estimated 2,800 tanks and according to intelligence sources have currently lost between 500-600.
Overall the new Russian tank is on par with the US Abrams tank. In some areas it is slightly superior than the Abrams, however it has got no cutting-edge superiority. The Abrams has technical superiority in mobility and cross-country performance.
And a significant level of their spending does not appear "on the public books." Overall, in terms of resources, the U.S. has an advantage, but it is not as overwhelming as it appears. In terms of simple numbers of warships, China is already leading the U.S., roughly 350 to 300, in combat vessels.
The United States
With a budget of $738 billion and 1,388,000 men and women in the armed forces, it boasts an awe-inspiring 6,125 nuclear weapons, 11 aircraft carriers, 68 nuclear submarines, 3,761 military aircraft, 867 attack helicopters, 6,209 tanks and 113 warships.
The Ukrainian Air Force today is tasked with protecting the Ukrainian sky from enemy aircraft, drones, and missiles; and performing air support for ground forces to strike Russian manpower and combat equipment such as armored vehicles, artillery, and tanks.
“For a Russian crew, if the ammo storage compartment is hit, everyone is dead,” said Robert E. Hamilton, a professor at the U.S. Army War College, adding that the force of the explosion can “instantaneously vaporize” the crew.
The Ukrainian Air Force is estimated to have inherited approximately 200 MiG-29 fighters when the Soviet Union collapsed, although its fleet was only maintained at around 35 aircraft in the 2010s with low training hours and availability rates hampering effectiveness.