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Military power of Germany and Poland

Country: Germany Poland
Capital: Berlin Warsaw
Population: 82 175 700 38 454 576
Area: 357 168 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 120 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 515 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 2 358
Total artillery: 441 706
Self-propelled artillery: 149 454
Rocket artillery: 50 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 539
Fighter aircraft: 125 32
Multirole aircraf: 93 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 380 283

Navy

Total naval: 64 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 2
Corvettes: 5 1
Submarines: 6 5

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.