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Military power of Poland and France

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

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

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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 203 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 68 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 14 563 662

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 1 076
Fighter aircraft: 32 38
Multirole aircraf: 48 150
Attack aircraft: 32 89
Helicopters: 283 512

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Navy

Total naval: 83 109
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 5 10

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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.

France

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