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Military power of Poland and Japan

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Country: Poland Japan
Capital: Warsaw Tokyo
Population: 38 454 576 126 880 000
Area: 312 679 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 515 000 56 100
Available for military: 10 500 000 27 301 443

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Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 2 905
Total artillery: 706 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 454 226
Rocket artillery: 180 99

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 32 154
Multirole aircraf: 48 134
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 283 719

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Navy

Total naval: 83 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 1 6
Submarines: 5 17

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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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.