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Military power of Poland and Israel

Country: Poland Israel
Capital: Warsaw Jerusalem
Population: 38 454 576 8 238 300
Area: 312 679 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 515 000 445 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 6 766
Total artillery: 706 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 454 614
Rocket artillery: 180 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 789
Fighter aircraft: 32 52
Multirole aircraf: 48 343
Attack aircraft: 32 25
Helicopters: 283 203

Navy

Total naval: 83 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 1 3
Submarines: 5 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).