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Military power of Ukraine and Poland

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

Total naval: 27 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 1 2
Corvettes: 1 1
Submarines: 0 5

Military service

Ukraine

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

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.