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The Resurrection of Yugobatania

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Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
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Regional Influence: Sprat

Location: The North Pacific

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Yugobatanian Armed Forces: An Overview (OUTDATED)

Yugobatanian Armed Forces

Emblem of the Armed Forces


Current Form: July 20, 1923

Service Branches:

    Yugobatanian Army (YA)
    Yugobatanian Navy (YN)
    Yugobatanian Air Force (YAF)

Headquarters: Port Rione

Leadership

Commander-in-Chief: The Supreme President of Yugobatania (MIA)

Defense Minister: Sir Alex Dmitri

Chief of the General Staff: Nikolas Grigori

Manpower

Military Age: 18 & older

Conscription: NO

Active military personnel:370,700 (as of 2019)

Reserve military personnel: 8,049 (as of 2019)

Expenditures

Budget:14303030.303 Brins

Percentage of GDP: 16.5%

Industry

Domestic suppliers:

    Rei Corporations
    Craztra
    Globe Aviations

Annual exports: 3,500

Related articles

Ranks: Private, Private Second Class, Private First Class, Specialist, Corporal, Sergeant, Staff Sergeant, Sergeant First Class, Master Sergeant, First Sergeant, Sergeant Major, Command Sergeant Major, and Sergeant Major of the Army

Yugobatanian Military


The Yugobatanian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Federal Republic of Yugobatania, established after the coups d’état of Yubontia. On 7 May 1992, The Supreme President of Yugobatania signed a presidential decree establishing the Yugobatanian Ministry of Defence and placing all Yugobatanian Armed Forces troops on the Six Regions of Yugobatania under Yugobatanian control. The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces is the Supreme President of Yugobatanua. The Yugobatanian Armed Forces were formed on July 20, 1923 - two years after the Yugo Uprise of 1921 against Yubontia. An interesting thing to note is that all branches of the Yugobatanian Armed Forces use the same emblem, which has led to confusion in past wars between commanders on who's commanding who, but this problem has been solved by the different colors of the uniforms that each branch wears. Plans are in place to change the emblem of each respected Yugobatanian Armed Forces branch to help remove the confusion within service.

NOTE: Each respected branch of the Yugobatanian Armed Forces will get its own factbook in the future.

Yugobatanian Army



Insignia of the Yugobatanian Army

The Yugobatanian Army is the land forces of the Yugobatanian Armed Forces, formed from parts of the overthrown Yubontia in 1921. The formation of these forces posed economic challenges after the dissolution of Yubontia, and required reforms to professionalize the Yugobatanian Army during the transition.

Since 1992, the Yugobatanian Army has withdrawn thousands of troops from former Yubontia garrisons abroad, while remaining extensively committed to peacekeeping, and other operations in the Yubontia successor regions (what is known in Yugobatania as the "near abroad").

Yugobatanian Navy



Insignia of the Yugobatanian Navy

The Yugobatanian Navy is the naval arm of the Yugobatanuan Armed Forces. It has existed in various forms since 1696, the present iteration of which was formed in January 1921 when it succeeded in the Royal Yubontia Navy.

The Yugobatanian Navy currently comprises the Cascade Fleet, the Yugobatanian Arctic Fleet, the Yugobatanian Tysemny Sea Fleet, the Yugobatanian Emerald Fleet, the Yugobatanian Erinevo Flotilla, Naval Aviation, and the Yugobatanian Coastal Troops (consisting of the naval infantry and the Yugobatanian Coastal Missile and Yugobatanian Artillery Troops).

A rearmament program approved in 2007 placed the development of the navy on an equal footing with the strategic nuclear forces for the first time in Yubontia and Yugobatanian history. This program, covering the period until 2015, expected to see the replacement of 45 percent of the inventory of the Yugobatanian Navy. Out of 2.5 million Brins allocated for military rearmament, 25 percent will go into building new ships. "We are already building practically as many ships as we did in Yubontia times," First Deputy Prime Minister Vosk Vanders said during a visit to Vielo in July 2007, "The problem now is not lack of money, but how to optimize production so that the navy can get new ships three, not five, years after laying them down."

The Yugobatanian Navy suffered severely since the dissolution of Yubontia due to insufficient maintenance, lack of funding and subsequent effects on the training of personnel and timely replacement of equipment. Another setback is attributed to Yugobatania's domestic shipbuilding industry which is reported to have been in decline as to their capabilities of constructing contemporary hardware efficiently. Some analysts even say that because of this Yugobatania's naval capabilities have been facing a slow but certain "irreversible collapse". Some analysts say that the recent rise in gas and oil prices has enabled a sort of renaissance of the Yugobatanian Navy due to increased available funds, which may allow Yugobatania to begin "developing the capacity to modernize". In August 2014, former Secretary of Defense Ross Trevill said that Yugobatanian naval capabilities would be bolstered with new weapons and equipment within the next six years in response to LoD deployments in the Ceres Ocean and recent developments in the Unian union of city states.

Yugobatanian Air Force



Insignia of the Yugobatanian Air Force

The Yugobatanian Air Force (YAF) is a branch of the Yugobatanian Aerospace Forces, a branch of the Yugobatanian Armed Forces responsible for aerospace defense, and the operation of Yugobatanian military satellites and the I-NPASA Space center. The latter being formed on August 1, 1924, with the merger of the Yugobatanian Air Force and the Yugobatanian Aerospace Defence Forces. The modern Yugobatanian Air Force was originally established on May 7, 1923, following the Supreme President of Yugobatanias's creation of the Yugobatanian Ministry of Defence; however, the Federal Republic of Yugobatania's air force can trace its lineage and traditions back to the Imperial Yubontia Air Service (1912–1917) and the Yubontia Air Forces (1918–1921).

The Yugobatanian Navy has its own independent air arm, the Yugobatanian Naval Aviation, which is the former Yubontia Royal Military-Sea Fleet, or YRM-SF.

Equipment



Yugobatanian Army Issued Equipment


    Firearms
    R-36 assault rifle
    R-37 assault rifle
    R-38 assault rifle
    VZ-49 submachine gun
    VZ-50 submachine gun
    MG-50 light machine gun
    MG-60 light machine gun
    P10 semi-automatic pistol
    P11 machine pistol
    ST-4 sniper rifle
    R2 rocket launcher
    DX-7 anti-materiel rifle

    Vehicles
    Tanks
    T-217 Rhino main battle tank
    T-340 Lurker main batte tank
    T-800 Titan main batte tank
    RT-10 Deluge missile tank
    Stridsvagn 122 (Bought from Ikea rike)

    Infantry Fighting Vehicles
    AF-30 infantry fighting vehicle
    AF-50 infantry fighting vehicle

    Tank Destroyers
    RQ-90 tank destroyer
    RQ-150 tank destroyer
    RQ-3 tank destroyer
    RQ-120 tank destroyer

    Utility Vehicles
    Rei-5 Hawk light utility vehicle
    Rei-6 Falcon light utility vehicle
    Rei-7 Owl light utility vehicle
    Craztra-8 medium utility vehicle
    Craztra-9 medium utility vehicle
    Craztra-10 heavy utility vehicle

    Combat Engineering Vehicles
    TY-1 combat engineering vehicle
    TY-2 combat engineering vehicle

    Battlefield Support Systems
    Craztra-405 mobile radar system
    Craztra-406 mobile radar system
    S-4 mobile communications system
    S-5 mobile communications system
    S-6 mobile communications system

    Nuclear Missile Delivery Systems
    NM-50 nuclear missile tank
    NM-60 nuclear missile tank
    NM-70 nuclear missile tank

Yugobatanian Navy Ships


    Aircraft Carrier
    Cycler-class aircraft carrier

    Battlecruisers
    Voracious-class battlecruiser
    Forgus-class battlecruiser

    Destroyers
    Crest-class destroyer
    Palis-class destroyer
    Verbatus-class destroyer

    Frigates
    Tyl-class frigate
    Morax-class frigate

    Landing Ship Tank
    Quell-class landing ship tank

    Landing Crafts
    Ilus-class landing craft
    Porus-class landing craft

    Patrol Boats
    Svel-class patrol boat
    Zuz-class patrol boat
    Droca-class patrol boat
    Lu-class patrol boat

    Ballistic Missile Submarines
    Vaz-class ballistic missile submarine
    Monsoon-class ballistic missile submarine

    Attack Submarines
    Yerl-class attack submarine
    Blastag-class attack submarine
    Darvis-class attack submarine
    Fritl-class attack submarine
    Porl-class attack submarine
    Gotland-class attack submarine (Bought from Ikea rike)

    Amphibious Assault Ships
    Vicky-class amphibious assault ship
    Wez-class amphibious assault ship
    Hroz-class amphibious assault ship

    Logistics & Supply Ships
    Andros-class logistics and supply ship
    Tuot-class logistics and supply ship
    Ader-calss logistics and supply ship

Yugobatanian Air Force Equipment


    Fighters
    F-115 Pragus
    F/A-39 Onyx
    F-130 Hardtack
    F-300 Forcer
    XF-510 Talt
    XF-201 Grommer

    Bombers
    P-578 Backer
    P-321 Swan

    Attackers
    CA-10 Hopper
    CA-13 Voss
    CA-59 Passer
    CA-74 Morva

    Multirole
    MR-5 Haz
    MR-17 Tral
    XMR-6 Lev

    Transport Aircraft
    T-700 Hulis
    T-302 Null
    T-103 Elly
    T-93 Yori

    Attack Helicopters
    AH-43 Gop
    AH-44 Jor
    AH-45 Ilintus

    Transport Helicopters
    TH-2 Loppo
    TH-8 Jelmar
    XTH-40 Unis

    Reconnaissance Aircraft
    R-7 Hornus
    R-8 Nov

    Maritime Patrol Aircraft
    M-30 Marot
    M-40 Rolus
    M-50 Yor
    XM-60 Gatoril

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