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Military power of Japan and Poland

Country: Japan Poland
Capital: Tokyo Warsaw
Population: 126 880 000 38 454 576
Area: 377 944 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 120 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 515 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 2 358
Total artillery: 1 179 706
Self-propelled artillery: 226 454
Rocket artillery: 99 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 539
Fighter aircraft: 154 32
Multirole aircraf: 134 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 719 283

Navy

Total naval: 129 83
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 6 1
Submarines: 17 5

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.