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Military power of Poland and Vietnam

Country: Poland Vietnam
Capital: Warsaw Hanoi
Population: 38 454 576 92 700 000
Area: 312 679 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 482 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 2 380
Total artillery: 706 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 454 280
Rocket artillery: 180 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 274
Fighter aircraft: 32 37
Multirole aircraf: 48 24
Attack aircraft: 32 36
Helicopters: 283 145

Navy

Total naval: 83 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 7
Corvettes: 1 23
Submarines: 5 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.