Polish Armed forces

Poland
Population
38,268,000
Military budget
13 billion $
Active personnel
140,000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Warsaw
Area: 312,679 km2
Population: 38,268,000
Etnic groups: Polish 96.9%, Silesian 1.1%, German 0.2%, Ukrainian 0.1%, other 1.7%
Religions: Catholic 87.2% (Roman Catholic 86.9%), Orthodox 1.3%, Protestant 0.4%, other 0.4%, unspecified 10.8%

Military branches

(Siły Zbrojne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) Land Forces, Navy, Air and Air Defense Aviation Forces, Special Forces.

Military service

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
13 billion $
Percent of GDP
2.1

Manpower

Active personnel
140,000
Reserve
515,000
Available
10,500,000

Land Forces

Tanks
868
AFV
2,496
Artillery
824
Self-propelled guns
627
Rocket artillery
197
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
- BRDM-2 237
- MT-LB 55
- AMZ Bóbr-3 -
- KTO Ryś 5

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
- M120 Rak (self-propelled mortar) 82

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
- RM-70 29

Air Forces

Total aircraft
469
Fighters
23
Multirole
48
Attack
32
Helicopters
212
UCAV (combat drone)
0
Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
- PZL W-3 Sokół 62
- Mil Mi-2 64
- Mil Mi-14 10
- Sikorsky S-70 4
- SH-2G Super Seasprite 4

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
- -

Navy

Total naval
46
Aircraftcarriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
2
Corvettes
2
Submarines
1
Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
- -

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
- -

Frigates

TypeNameNumber

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
- Kaszub class 1
- Gawron-class 1

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
- Kilo class 1

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.