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Military power of USA and Poland

Country: USA Poland
Capital: Washington Warsaw
Population: 324 527 000 38 454 576
Area: 9 857 306 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: USA military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 120 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 515 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 2 358
Total artillery: 3 269 706
Self-propelled artillery: 950 454
Rocket artillery: 1 197 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 539
Fighter aircraft: 388 32
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 48
Attack aircraft: 470 32
Helicopters: 5 000 283

Navy

Total naval: 436 83
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 70 5

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

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.