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Azerbaijan vs Poland

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Azerbaijan is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 86,600 km2 (land boundries: 2,468 km and costline 0 km (landlocked); note - Azerbaijan borders the Caspian Sea (713 km)). The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The number of inhabitants is 10,127,874.

The inventory of the Azerbaijan military is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era weapons systems with a small mix of equipment from other countries, like Israel and Turkey.

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Poland is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 312,679 km2 (land boundries: 2,865 km and costline 440 km). The capital of Poland is Warsaw. The number of inhabitants is 38,268,000.

Poland joined NATO in 1999 and hosts US-led multi-national NATO ground force battlegroup since 2007. The inventory of the Polish Armed Forces consists of a mix of Soviet-era and more modern Western weapons systems. Poland announced in March 2022 plans to increase the size of its armed forces to 300,000 personnel and to allocate at least 3% of GDP to defense. Modernization plan would include such items as 5th generation combat aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, rocket artillery, helicopters, submarines and frigates.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 2.3 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2.1%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 126,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 330,000 515,000
Available for military: 3,000,000 10,500,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 940 627
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,363 2,662
Total artillery: 909 751
Self-propelled artillery: 267 577
Rocket artillery: 323 174

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 176 456
Fighter aircraft: 5 23
Multirole aircraft: 15 48
Attack aircraft: 11 18
Helicopters: 97 212
UCAV (combat drone): 0 1

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 31 66
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 1 2
Corvettes: 0 2
Submarines: 4 1

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Azerbaijan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.

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.