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The Peninsula Shield Force is the military arm of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Members of PSF: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. As of March 2011, the Peninsula Shield Force was commanded by Saudi Major General Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azima and has about 40 thousand troops.

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: 99.60001 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 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: 671,550 140,000
Reserve personnel: 430,000 515,000
Available for military: 11,870,201 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: 1,721 868
Armoured fighting vehicles: 15,577 2,496
Total artillery: 3,088 824
Self-propelled artillery: 742 627
Rocket artillery: 401 197

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2,032 469
Fighter aircraft: 141 23
Multirole aircraf: 223 48
Attack aircraft: 157 32
Helicopters: 753 212
UCAV (combat drone): 6 0

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: 199 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 18 2
Submarines: 0 1

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Peninsula Shield Force

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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.