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Military power of Poland and Australia

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.