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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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Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 40 billion $ 6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4.7% 0%

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: 200,000 438,500
Reserve personnel: 150,000 479,000
Available for military: 10,500,000 41,157,220

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

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Tanks: 601 3,789
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,417 8,699
Total artillery: 773 4,328
Self-propelled artillery: 585 889
Rocket artillery: 188 1,250

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: 481 1,103
Fighter aircraft: 13 44
Multirole aircraft: 60 278
Attack aircraft: 18 121
Helicopters: 212 310
UCAV (combat drone): 24 32

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: 66 193
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 14
Corvettes: 2 7
Submarines: 1 8

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

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.