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Jordan is a country located in Middle East with an area of 89,341 km2 (land boundries: 1,744 km and costline 26 km). The capital of Jordan is Amman. The number of inhabitants is 10,658,123.

Jordan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. The JAF inventory is comprised of a wide mix of imported equipment from Europe, Russia, and the USA.

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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: 2.6 billion $ 40 billion $
Percent of GDP: 6.5% 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: 100,500 200,000
Reserve personnel: 65,000 150,000
Available for military: 3,285,575 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: 1,588 601
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,653 2,417
Total artillery: 633 773
Self-propelled artillery: 461 585
Rocket artillery: 88 188

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: 255 481
Fighter aircraft: 0 13
Multirole aircraft: 44 60
Attack aircraft: 4 18
Helicopters: 140 212
UCAV (combat drone): 0 24

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: 27 66
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 2
Submarines: 0 1

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

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

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.