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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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Singapore is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 719 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 193 km). The capital of Singapore is Singapore. The number of inhabitants is 5,703,600.

Singapore is a member of the Five Powers Defense Arrangements, a series of mutual assistance agreements reached in 1971 also includes Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The SAF has a diverse and largely modern mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons. Singapore has the most developed arms industry in Southeast Asia.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 8.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.1% 3.33%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 72,500
Reserve personnel: 515,000 312,500
Available for military: 10,500,000 1,255,902

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 627 170
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,662 3,507
Total artillery: 751 161
Self-propelled artillery: 577 48
Rocket artillery: 174 24

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: 456 252
Fighter aircraft: 23 0
Multirole aircraft: 48 100
Attack aircraft: 18 0
Helicopters: 212 87
UCAV (combat drone): 1 0

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 43
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 2 6
Submarines: 1 5

Total naval

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

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Singapore

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.

Singapore

18-21 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 1/2 years of age for volunteers; 2-year conscript service obligation, with a reserve obligation to age 40 (enlisted) or age 50 (officers).