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Military power of Poland & Japan

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Poland vs Japan

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Country: Poland (PL) Japan (JP)
Capital: Warsaw Tokyo
Population: 38,268,000 125,360,000
Area: 312,679 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.1% 1%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 247,150
Reserve personnel: 515,000 56,100
Available for military: 10,500,000 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,009 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,573 3,072
Total artillery: 729 623
Self-propelled artillery: 477 214
Rocket artillery: 180 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 416 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 30 155
Multirole aircraf: 48 79
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 182 698
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 46 140
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 2 2
Corvettes: 1 6
Submarines: 3 22

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Nuclear weapons

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.