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Military power of Poland & Syria

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Poland vs Syria

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Country: Poland (PL) Syria (SY)
Capital: Warsaw Damascus
Population: 38,268,000 17,500,657
Area: 312,679 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.1% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 515,000 0
Available for military: 10,500,000 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 868 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,496 3,810
Total artillery: 824 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 627 424
Rocket artillery: 197 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 469 518
Fighter aircraft: 23 110
Multirole aircraf: 48 40
Attack aircraft: 32 96
Helicopters: 212 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 46 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 2 0
Submarines: 1 0

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Nuclear weapons

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.