Georgia

Georgia

Georgia

Two main 'leaders' of the 'shared neighborhood' in term of military expenditures are fist Georgia and second Armenia. Tbilisi's military spending has inflated from 0,6% of GDP in 2000 to 2,4% of GDP in 2015, with a peak at 9,2% in 2007, just before the Russian-Georgian conflict.

Regular Units and Reserves

Regular Units and Reserves

Army vehicle

Army vehicle

T-72
T-72

Air Forces

Air Forces

Armenia and Georgia have quite similar air capabilities (respectively 18 and 21 jets): both countries operate a fleet of Soviet-made Su-25, with law combat readiness and serviceability.
Su-25
Su-25

Navi

Navi

Georgia does not have any more Navy since 2009, when Georgian naval forces were merged with the Coast Guard under the auspices of the Border Guard. After the 2008 Georgian-Russian conflict, Ankara transferred to Georgia 2 patrol crafts (2008-2009) (SIPRI Arms Transfers Database) in order to strengthen Tbilisi's ability to monitor its borders with Turkey In terms of quantitative sea platforms, Georgia's capabilities are comparable to those of Azerbaijan, Bulgaria and Ukraine and mainly consist in second and third rank units fitted for littoral protection and coastal patrol. Although Romanian naval forces appears twice bigger than those of the previous group of countries, with 4 corvettes and a serial of patrol boats, they are nevertheless only fitted for littoral protection. Romania has furthermore no naval aviation, and cannot carry out air patrol or ASW operations, just like Georgia and Azerbaijan.
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