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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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The Union State of Russia and Belarus is a supranational organisation consisting of Russia and Belarus. The present goal of the Union State mainly focuses on economic, defense integration and intelligence apparatuses. Russia and Belarus in 2009 implemented the first stage of joint military officer training programs designed to integrate the military structures of the countries. This military collective is called the Regional Forces Group of Belarus and Russia.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 62.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.1% 0%

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 1,216,000
Reserve personnel: 515,000 2,344,750
Available for military: 10,500,000 37,265,736

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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 12,919
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,662 26,043
Total artillery: 751 19,307
Self-propelled artillery: 577 6,883
Rocket artillery: 174 4,702

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 4,617
Fighter aircraft: 23 374
Multirole aircraft: 48 386
Attack aircraft: 18 756
Helicopters: 212 1,733
UCAV (combat drone): 1 100

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: 66 653
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 14
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 2 80
Submarines: 1 66

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.

Union State of Russia and Belarus

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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.

Union State of Russia and Belarus

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