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Military power of Australia and Poland

Country: Australia Poland
Capital: Canberra Warsaw
Population: 24 399 300 38 454 576
Area: 7 692 024 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Australia military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 120 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 515 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 2 358
Total artillery: 235 706
Self-propelled artillery: 0 454
Rocket artillery: 0 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 539
Fighter aircraft: 0 32
Multirole aircraf: 97 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 187 283

Navy

Total naval: 49 83
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 6 5

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.