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Military power of Poland and Italy

Country: Poland Italy
Capital: Warsaw Rome
Population: 38 454 576 60 795 612
Area: 312 679 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Italy military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 175 900
Reserve personnel: 515 000 41 867
Available for military: 10 500 000 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 7 361
Total artillery: 706 407
Self-propelled artillery: 454 164
Rocket artillery: 180 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 954
Fighter aircraft: 32 80
Multirole aircraf: 48 86
Attack aircraft: 32 71
Helicopters: 283 487

Navy

Total naval: 83 148
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 2 14
Corvettes: 1 5
Submarines: 5 8

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.