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Military power of Poland and Syria

Country: Poland Syria
Capital: Warsaw Damascus
Population: 38 454 576 17 064 854
Area: 312 679 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 0
Available for military: 10 500 000 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 4 000
Total artillery: 706 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 454 460
Rocket artillery: 180 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 706
Fighter aircraft: 32 278
Multirole aircraf: 48 40
Attack aircraft: 32 120
Helicopters: 283 163

Navy

Total naval: 83 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 2
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 5 2

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.