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Military power of Poland & Germany

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Poland vs Germany

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

Military expenditures

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

Military budget

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,009 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,573 3,874
Total artillery: 729 401
Self-propelled artillery: 477 121
Rocket artillery: 180 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 416 662
Fighter aircraft: 30 141
Multirole aircraf: 48 90
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 182 347
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 46 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 12
Corvettes: 1 5
Submarines: 3 6

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Nuclear weapons

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

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

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.

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.