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Military power of Poland and Ukraine

Country: Poland Ukraine
Capital: Warsaw Kiev
Population: 38 454 576 44 429 471
Area: 312 679 km2 603 500 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Ukraine military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 5,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 250 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 85 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 11 149 646

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 2 857×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 6 731
Total artillery: 706 4 202
Self-propelled artillery: 454 1 366
Rocket artillery: 180 796

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 576
Fighter aircraft: 32 39
Multirole aircraf: 48 0
Attack aircraft: 32 26
Helicopters: 283 390

Navy

Total naval: 83 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 1
Corvettes: 1 1
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.

Ukraine

18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months