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 $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
2.1

Manpower

Active personnel
140,000

(China)

Reserve
515,000

(China)

Available
10,500,000

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
868

(Russia)

AFV
2,496

(USA)

Artillery
824

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
627

(Russia)

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-2237
-MT-LB55
-AMZ Bóbr-3-
-KTO Ryś5

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-M120 Rak (self-propelled mortar)82

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-RM-7029

Air Forces

Total aircraft
469

(USA)

Fighters
23

(China)

Multirole
48

(USA)

Attack
32

(Russia)

Helicopters
212

(USA)

UCAV (combat drone)
0

(USA)

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 Sokół62
-Mil Mi-264
-Mil Mi-1410
-Sikorsky S-704
-SH-2G Super Seasprite4

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
--

Navy

Total naval
46

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
2

(China)

Corvettes
2

(Russia)

Submarines
1

(China)

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 class1
-Gawron-class1

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Kilo class1

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.