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Qatar is a country located in Middle East with an area of 11,586 km2 (land boundries: 87 km and costline 563 km). The capital of Qatar is Doha. The number of inhabitants is 2,795,484.

The Qatari military's inventory includes a broad mix of older and modern weapons systems, mostly from the United States and Europe. In the 2010s, Qatar embarked on an extensive military expansion and modernization program with large air, ground, and naval equipment purchases.

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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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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 19.3 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 2.1%

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: 66,550 140,000
Reserve personnel: 15,000 515,000
Available for military: 389,487 10,500,000

Active

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

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Tanks: 138 627
Armoured fighting vehicles: 922 2,662
Total artillery: 62 751
Self-propelled artillery: 46 577
Rocket artillery: 16 174

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: 205 456
Fighter aircraft: 0 23
Multirole aircraft: 46 48
Attack aircraft: 6 18
Helicopters: 87 212
UCAV (combat drone): 6 1

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: 92 66
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 3 2
Submarines: 0 1

Total naval

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

Qatar

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Qatar

Conscription for males aged 18-35; 4-month general obligation, 3 months for graduates.

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.