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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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Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 0.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.1% 0.35%

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: 140,000 330,000
Reserve personnel: 515,000 8,000
Available for military: 10,500,000 8,000,000

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

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Tanks: 627 312
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,662 1,000
Total artillery: 751 200
Self-propelled artillery: 577 60
Rocket artillery: 174 36

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: 456 263
Fighter aircraft: 23 6
Multirole aircraft: 48 42
Attack aircraft: 18 0
Helicopters: 212 81
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 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 2
Corvettes: 2 3
Submarines: 1 2

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.

Venezuela

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.

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.