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Military power of Poland & Italy

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Poland vs Italy

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Country: Poland (PL) Italy (IT)
Capital: Warsaw Rome
Population: 38,268,000 60,317,116
Area: 312,679 km2 301,338 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 28.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.1% 1.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 165,500
Reserve personnel: 515,000 18,300
Available for military: 10,500,000 13,865,688

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,009 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,573 2,795
Total artillery: 729 275
Self-propelled artillery: 477 164
Rocket artillery: 180 21

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 416 828
Fighter aircraft: 30 80
Multirole aircraf: 48 93
Attack aircraft: 32 48
Helicopters: 182 365
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 46 142
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 2 12
Corvettes: 1 1
Submarines: 3 8

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Nuclear weapons

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

Italy 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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.