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Military power of Germany & Poland

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Germany vs Poland

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Country: Germany (DE) Poland (PL)
Capital: Berlin Warsaw
Population: 83,166,711 38,268,000
Area: 357,168 km2 312,679 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 2.1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 183,907 140,000
Reserve personnel: 30,050 515,000
Available for military: 18,529,299 10,500,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 868
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,874 2,496
Total artillery: 401 824
Self-propelled artillery: 121 627
Rocket artillery: 38 197

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 662 469
Fighter aircraft: 141 23
Multirole aircraf: 90 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 347 212
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 65 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 2
Corvettes: 5 2
Submarines: 6 1

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.