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British–Polish–Ukrainian trilateral pact Poland

The British–Polish–Ukrainian trilateral pact is an agreement between Poland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The pact was signed on February 17 in Kyiv. The pact serves to improve cyber and energy security. This alliance is a part of Ukraine's broader strategy to form small alliances like Ukraine–Poland–Lithuania, Ukraine–Georgia–Moldova and Ukraine–Turkey. As part of the pact, arms deliveries are carried out by Great Britain and Poland to Ukraine.

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: 146 billion $ 40 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 4.7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,598,220 200,000
Reserve personnel: 1,187,000 150,000
Available for military: 36,506,563 10,500,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,349 601
Armoured fighting vehicles: 12,800 2,417
Total artillery: 4,668 773
Self-propelled artillery: 1,573 585
Rocket artillery: 925 188

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: 1,774 481
Fighter aircraft: 227 13
Multirole aircraft: 81 60
Attack aircraft: 45 18
Helicopters: 686 212
UCAV (combat drone): 45 24

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 13,175 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 193 66
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 15 2
Corvettes: 2 2
Submarines: 11 1

Total naval

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

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Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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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.