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Military power of Italy and Poland

Country: Italy Poland
Capital: Rome Warsaw
Population: 60 795 612 38 454 576
Area: 301 338 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 120 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 515 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 2 358
Total artillery: 407 706
Self-propelled artillery: 164 454
Rocket artillery: 21 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 539
Fighter aircraft: 80 32
Multirole aircraf: 86 48
Attack aircraft: 71 32
Helicopters: 487 283

Navy

Total naval: 148 83
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 2
Corvettes: 5 1
Submarines: 8 5

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.