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Military power of Russia and Poland

Country: Russia Poland
Capital: Moscow Warsaw
Population: 144 554 993 38 454 576
Area: 17 098 242 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 515 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 2 358
Total artillery: 14 533 706
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 454
Rocket artillery: 4 020 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 539
Fighter aircraft: 629 32
Multirole aircraf: 428 48
Attack aircraft: 752 32
Helicopters: 1 360 283

Navy

Total naval: 313 83
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 2
Corvettes: 83 1
Submarines: 61 5

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.