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Military power of Germany & Poland

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Country: Germany (DE) Poland (PL)
Capital: Berlin Warsaw
Population: 82 175 700 38 454 576
Area: 357 168 km2 312 679 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 12,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 178 334 120 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 515 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 10 500 000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 1 009
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 2 400
Total artillery: 440 729
Self-propelled artillery: 148 477
Rocket artillery: 50 180

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 785 416
Fighter aircraft: 134 30
Multirole aircraf: 115 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 358 182

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 2
Corvettes: 5 1
Submarines: 6 3

Total naval

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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.