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Military power of Poland and Switzerland

Country: Poland Switzerland
Capital: Warsaw Bern
Population: 38 454 576 8 306 200
Area: 312 679 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 80 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 1 500
Total artillery: 706 224
Self-propelled artillery: 454 224
Rocket artillery: 180 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 193
Fighter aircraft: 32 40
Multirole aircraf: 48 26
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 283 45

Navy

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

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.