|Active||March 18, 2315 – present|
|Size|| 221,333 Active personnel|
444,452 Reserve personnel
665,785 total strength
|Part of|| Bureau of War and Foreign Affairs|
Ministry of Defense
Department of the Army
|Motto||"In Unity, There is Strength"|
|Engagements|| Second Dundorfian Civil War|
Great Sekowian War
Great Artanian War
Jakanian Civil War
|Secretary||Hon. Kurtis Ransford (M.o.D)|
|Chief of Staff||GEN Roger Herman|
The Rutanian Army currently consists of 15 active divisions and 3 special forces. Divisions consist of 25,000 soldiers commanded by a 3 star general.
Divisions are composed of 7 corps:
- Aviation corps
- Mechanised infantry corps
- Armored Corps
- Attack corps
- Support Corps (Artillery and logistics over land)
- Missile corps
- Maintenece corps
Corps are commanded by Major Generals.Each corps is further led by Brigadier Generals, these brigades are further divided into tactical units commanded by a Colnel. Each unit is divided into teams led by Seargent Major.
Combat Divisions (Blitz Divisions)Edit
|1st Division||Fort Richardson, Ardinia|
|2nd Division||Fort Spitz, Delvar|
|3rd Division||Fort Bates, Bozarland|
|4th Division||Fort Overton, Khodor|
|5th Division||Fort Lagrange, Kragusrov|
Special Forces (MARCOS Divisions)Edit
|Omega Force||Fort Besancon, Ardinia|
|Alpha Force||Fort Spitz, Delvar|
Special Forces (Black Ops)Edit
|Assassin Force (Political assassinations, covert ops etc.)||Vanderburg|
|Beta Force||Fort Overton
These are the Rutanian Army ranks authorized for use today.
Commissioned Officers: There are several paths to becoming a commissioned officer including the Rutanian Military Academy, Reserve Officers Training Unit, and Officer Training School. Certain professions, such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses, lawyers, and chaplains are commissioned directly into the army.
Non-Commissioned Offices: Enlisted personnel and Warrant officers are referred to as non-commissioned officers. This distinguishes them from specialists who might have the same pay grade, but not the leadership responsibilities.
|Ranks (Commissioned)||Ranks (Non-Commissioned)|
|Commissioned Officers||Warrant Officers||Enlisted Officers|
|Lieutenant Colonel||Chief Warrant Officer 5||Sergeant Major of the Army||Staff Sergeant|
(***) or (****)
|Major||Chief Warrant Officer 4||Command Sergeant Major||Sergeant|
|General (**)||Captain||Chief Warrant Officer 3||Sergeant Major||Corporal|
|First Lieutenant||Chief Warrant Officer 2||Master Sergeant||Private First Class|
|Colonel||Second Lieutenant||Warrant Officer 1||Sergeant First Class||Private|
Training in the Army is generally divided into two categories – individual (or basic) and collective.
Basic Training (BT) consists of 38 weeks for most recruits followed by APT (Advanced Personal Training) where they receive training for their occupational specialties. The length of APT varies based on the specialty and it isn't uncommon to have training for up to 38 weeks; the average training for reference lasts between 38-42 weeks.
The Rutanian Army has 2 sites for BT:
Collective training in the Combat Training Program at Fort Bates and lasts for 12 weeks.
After bills passed, the Army was given massive funding to rearm and re-equip itself for 46th century warfare. New additions to the Army include the new guns and equipments. Main Battle Tank, and several other armoured and mechanized vehicles to fit into the Army's new mobile divisions. New, advanced small arms were also acquired for the infantry.
This type of artillery specializes in destroying enemy positions, laying smoke screens and providing suppressing fire. It can fire upto 4 canisters in 1 burst, each canister then splits into 5 shells. Alternatively these machines also can fire self guided missiles with a maximum range of 400 miles. The conventional artillery has a maximum range of 40 miles. There are 900 of these in active service.
This is the main artillery type for the Rutanian Army and Marine Forces. Due to its capability to fire extremely heavy shells to long-ranged targets, it is commonly used in all environments. It can also fire mortar shells when needed. There are currently 1000 RC-1As in active service.
This is a relatively new artillery vehicle that can launch rocket artillery and cruise missiles. There are currently 100 SlakkerCCHs in service. Vehicles Tanks
- M201A Battle Tanks
Acknowledged to be equipped with the impenetrable armor ever known, there are no known bullets or missiles that can successfully penetrate the tank's armor currently. The M201A is armed with zeus anti air system and fire and forget anti tank TOWs. They also have proximity sensors, Thermal optics, zoom optics, 2 heavy machine guns and have a 105mm primary cannon. These tanks can also be fitted with SOFLAM guided missiles. In service: 5500
- L201A Light Tanks
A 4th generation tanks that serves the Rutanian Army and Marine Force. It is equipped with heavy 105mm rifle cannon and and 50 rounds of smoothfire cannons.They also have a proximity sensor, thermal optics, zoom optics, 2 light machine guns, SOFLAM Guided missiles. in service: 4000
A road based missile launcher that is capable of launching any missile in the Rutanian Arsenal. This launcher also features a radar for missile tracking. There are currently 1500 in active service.
It is a rail based version of AMA-1.There are currently 750 in active service.
The Marine branch and the special forces maintain a seperate air arm that provides close support to troops in combat, they also provide logistics, recon and other combat and non combat related services. The army currently operates 2500 Aircraft.
|Name||Origin||Function||Number in active service|
|Falcon 1A||Rutania||Multi Role||300|
|Falcon 1C||Rutania||Vertical take off and short landing||100|
|Mazimakaza R1A||Rutania||Carpet bomber||300|
|C3P1||Rutania||Heavy cargo plane||70|
|C3P0||Rutania||Light cargo plane||90|
|C1A||Rutania||Light Troop Transport||120|
|C1BF||Rutania||Heavy troop/mechanized infantry/multipurpose transport||170|
|AEWS-1A||Rutania||Airborne early warning, stratergic missile deterrent and jamming||35|
|H-1A||Rutania||Light Transport helicopter||250|
|Slingstar KK1||Rutania||Heavy, dual rotor infantry transport, 3 hooks for tanks or any other item. Lift weight upto 4 Tons||300|
|Buzzbee||Rutania||Light attack chopper, anti chopper, artillery gudance, electronic counter measures, troop drop and go||250|
|Bigbrother||Rutania||Remotely controlled Surveillance aircraft, Electronic jamming, radio signal interception and jamming, nuclear hotspot identification, stealth||120|
|Black Eagle||Rutania||Utility armed helicopter||200|
Marine corps Edit
There are currently 150,000 Marines in the army. They undergo extensive training every year in Bozorland for 9 weeks. They also maintain and aerial division of 2500 aircraft. They are the first to be deployed in any battle.Every Divsion has 1 marine corps/attack corps. Marines have the capablity to fight underwater and go extensive training at Naval Facilities. Bozarland hosts an annual war games for the Marines.
There are 200,000 rangers in the army. They fall under 2 categories baseguards and soldiers. Engineers' primary function is to maintain the mechanised infantry, the armor, missiles and aviation units. There are currently 25,000 engineers and 175,000 soldiers. The Rangers are mostly support troops who do support ops for the marines.The rangers are also engineers and help in maintaining the fleet of vehicles. There is 2 Rangers corps in every division, 1 for engineers and 1 for soldiers.
There are currently 50,000 Mechanised infantry in the army, they operate all the Transport vehicles. There is 1 Mechanised Infantry unit in each brigade.Mechanised infantry not only provides logistics but also provides close support in the form of cannons and machine gunners mounted on light armor.
There are currently 50,000 Armored infantrymen in the men, they operate tanks and artillery.They provide close support on request and also protect convoys.
There are currently 100,000 special forces in the army. They do tactical infiltration and searching. While only 5,000 men qualify as the elite black ops the rest are paratroopers whose main function is to disrupt enemy communication, destroy resources and gather intelligence. The black ops assassinate key enemy commanders and are highly skilled in guerrila warfare. These men are regarded as the best killing machines in Terra and are said to be capable of killing 25 armed men single handedly in open conflict.
The Blitz Division is nothing but a part of the armed forces that is deployed on DEFCON 2 365 days a year. There are 5 Blitz Divisions. They are the first to reach battlefield or any center of terrorist and have capablities to become mobile within 20-30 minutes at any time.