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Military power of Syria and Poland

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.