Estherian People's Army

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Estherian People's Army
FoundedTBA
Service branchesEstherian People's Army Ground Forces

Estherian People's Army Navy

Estherian People's Army Air Force
HeadquartersLa Fayette, Estheria
Manpower
Active personnel200,136
Reserve personnel200,000+

The Estherian People's Army is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Estheria

History[edit]

Structure[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Equipment[edit]

Small Arms & Personal Equipment[edit]

Firearms[edit]

Name Image Origin Type Cartridge Details
Jefferson M40  Estheria Pistol 9x19mm Main service pistol.
PM Makarov  Stasnov Pistol 9x19mm Used by reserves and paramilitary forces.
SMG M44A3 Estheria Submachine Gun 9x19mm Used by prison guards and paramilitary forces. A postwar modification of Granzerian Kt. Gep44 submachine guns.
PK-01 File:Russian Submachine gun pp-90m1.jpg  Gorbatov Submachine Gun 9x19mm Used by special Forces.
C-2 Tomahawk  Estheria Assault Rifle 5.45x39mm To replace the AK-74M in the future.
AK-74M  Stasnov Assault Rifle 5.45x39mm Main service rifle.
AKM  Stasnov Assault Rifle 7.62x39mm Regularly used by Estherian reserve and paramilitary forces.
M5 Williams Carbine  Estheria Carbine 7.62x33mm Regularly used by Estherian paramilitary forces.
Fusil-59  Verdesa Battle Rifle 7.62x51mm Regularly used by Estherian paramilitary forces.
C-1 Macahuitl  Estheria Assault Rifle 7.62x33mm Regularly used by Estherian paramilitary forces.
SPK90  Estheria Semi-Automatic Shotgun 12 gauge Shotgun used by rear echelon troops, military police and prison guards.
RPK-74  Stasnov Light machine gun 5.45×39mm Standard issue LMG/SAW.
C-2 HBAR  Estheria Squad Automatic Weapon 5.45×39mm To replace the RPK-74.
PKM  Stasnov General purpose machine gun 7.62×54mmR Standard issue GPMG.
SVDS  Stasnov Designated Marksman Rifle 7.62×54mmR Standard issue DMR.

Anti-Tank and Anti-Air[edit]

Name Image Origin Type Cartridge Details
RPG-7  Stasnov Rocket Propelled Grenade 40mm (launcher only) Extensive service with reservists and frontline troops, being retired.
RPG-28  Stasnov Rocket Propelled Grenade 125mm To replace the RPG-7 in the future.
Igla-N  Stasnov MANPADS 72mm Main service MANPADS.
Metys-M  Stasnov Anti-tank Guided Missile 130mm Standard ATGM.

Aircraft[edit]

Name Image Origin Type Quantity Details
VeK-29  Stasnov Multirole Fighter 180 Multirole Fighter.
Lukov Lu-30MKE  Stasnov Multirole Fighter 40 Fifth Generation stealth multirole fighter. More on Order.
Lukov Lu-22  Stasnov Attack 20 Used largely for SEAD
RFA Accipiter 2  Estheria Attack 54
Yelenko Ye-12  Stasnov Tactical Transport 17
Filatov Fi-29  Stasnov Strategic transport 5
Ignatik-Filatov R-85  Gorbatov AWACS 2
Filatov Fi-38  Stasnov Maritime Patrol 4
Yurasov Yu-29  Stasnov Utility helicopter 78 Extensively used by both naval aviation and EPAAF for maritime patrol, anti submarine warfare and transport.
Yurasov-Zahorski V-52  Gorbatov
 Stasnov
Attack helicopter 6 6 provided as part of cooperative talks between General Secretary Daley and the Gorbatovic Premier Voroshilov.
Kagedan KaG-62  Gorbatov
 Saegya
Attack helicopter 20


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles[edit]

Name Image Origin Type Quantity Details
Kronstadt Orion  Stasnov UCAV 7
Iglyong 2  Saegya UCAV 19

Vehicles[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Model Image Type Active in Service Main Armament Origin Details
T-62 Cougar Main Battle Tank 144 115 mm smoothbore gun  Stasnov an undisclosed number remain in main service stockpile, vast majority of models are T-62MV type.
T-74E Coyote Main Battle Tank 646 125 mm smoothbore gun  Stasnov Eszteria operates 102 of T-74S3 type, 134 of T-74S4 type the remainder are of of T-74S2 type. The Eszterian government has plans to upgrade all of these to T-74E2 Coyote 2 standard by 2030 as part of the "15 year defence plan".
T-94 Wolverine Main Battle Tank 68 125 mm smoothbore gun  Stasnov The Eszterian government intends to replace half its fleet of T-62s and T-91s of its tank fleet with T-94SM tanks by 2030 and the rest by 2040.
TCSV-1 Grizzly Armoured fighting vehicle 96 2 x 30mm autocannon
4 x ATGMs
 Stasnov
 Gorbatov
Tank combat support vehicle. Another 77 on order. Both Gorbatovic PT-92s and Stasnovan BMPTs are operated.

Armoured Fighting Vehicles[edit]

Model Image Type Active in Service Main Armament Origin Details
MT-LB Ram Armoured personnel carrier 4,440 14.5mm HMG.  Stasnov Standard issue amongst reservists and many motor rifle divisions.
BTR-80A Weasel Armoured personnel carrier 2,440 30mm autocannon.  Stasnov Standard armoured personnel carrier. In widespread use with motorized infantry.
AC-2 Sioux MRAP 80 N/A  Estheria More being acquired.
AC-1 Aztec Armoured personnel carrier 208 Modular.  Estheria To replace the BTR-80A. In widespread use with motorized infantry.
BMP-1 Moose Infantry fighting vehicle 1,158 73mm cannon  Stasnov Infantry fighting vehicle.
ICV-1 Caribou Infantry fighting vehicle 1050 20mm autocannon  Estheria Infantry fighting vehicle.

Artillery[edit]

Self-propelled Artillery[edit]

Model Image Type Active in Service Origin Details
Msta-S Self-propelled artillery 108  Stasnov Main service howitzer.
TBA Self-propelled artillery 16  Merala Main service howitzer.
BM-21 Grad Multiple rocket launcher 16  Stasnov Multiple rocket launcher. In active service.
Polonez Multiple rocket launcher 12  Gorbatov Multiple rocket launcher. In limited service.
OTR-21 Tochka Tactical Ballistic Missile 23  Stasnov
9K720 Iksander Tactical Ballistic Missile 3  Stasnov

Anti-aircraft[edit]

Model Image Type Active in Service Origin Details
S-300 Long range Surface-to-air missile 45  Stasnov Air defence and anti-ballistic missile.
S-125 Pechora 2M Medium range Surface-to-air missile 152  Stasnov
Buk 2M Medium range Surface-to-air missile 12  Stasnov
Tor M1 Medium range Surface-to-air missile 24  Stasnov 12 of Tor M1-2U, the rest of Tor M1 type.
SZP-18 Short range Anti Air Gun 24  Stasnov
 Gorbatov
More to be acquired.
Tanti.73 "Arquero" Short range Anti Air Gun 78  Verdesa Surplus acquired between 2010-2020.