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Military power of Poland & Iran

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Poland vs Iran

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Country: Poland (PL) Iran (IR)
Capital: Warsaw Tehran
Population: 38,268,000 83,183,741
Area: 312,679 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.1% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 610,000
Reserve personnel: 515,000 350,000
Available for military: 10,500,000 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 868 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,496 3,555
Total artillery: 824 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 627 1,030
Rocket artillery: 197 1,755

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 469 973
Fighter aircraft: 23 112
Multirole aircraf: 48 75
Attack aircraft: 32 23
Helicopters: 212 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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Navy

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Total naval: 46 272
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 2 3
Submarines: 1 19

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Nuclear weapons

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.