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Military power of Poland and Germany

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.