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Military power of Poland and Sweden

Country: Poland Sweden
Capital: Warsaw Stockholm
Population: 38 454 576 9 851 017
Area: 312 679 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Sweden military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1,24%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 42 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 12 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 2 065 782

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 2 357
Total artillery: 706 244
Self-propelled artillery: 454 24
Rocket artillery: 180 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 240
Fighter aircraft: 32 0
Multirole aircraf: 48 98
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 283 53

Navy

Total naval: 83 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 1 9
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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.