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Military power of France and Poland

Country: France Poland
Capital: Paris Warsaw
Population: 67 013 000 38 454 576
Area: 640 679 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
More: France military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 215 019 120 000
Reserve personnel: 27 680 515 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 2 358
Total artillery: 448 706
Self-propelled artillery: 330 454
Rocket artillery: 13 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 036 539
Fighter aircraft: 35 32
Multirole aircraf: 150 48
Attack aircraft: 84 32
Helicopters: 480 283

Navy

Total naval: 110 83
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 10 5

Military service

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.

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.