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Swedish Armed forces

Sweden
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
9 851 017
5,77 billion $
30 000
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Stockholm
Area: 450 295 km2
Population: 9 851 017
Etnic groups: Swedes with Finnish and Sami minorities; foreign-born or first-generation immigrants: Finns, Yugoslavs, Danes, Norwegians, Greeks, Turks
Religions: Lutheran 87%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 13%

Military branches

(Försvarsmakten) Army , Royal Swedish Navy, Swedish Air Force.

Military service

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.

Military expenditures

Military budget
5,77 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
1,24

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Manpower

Active personnel
30 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
34 500

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
2 065 782

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
120

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
2 719

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
268

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
48

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
0

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Patria AMV113
-Bandvagn 2061500
-Pansarbandvagn 302281
-Bandvagn 308/309113

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Archer Artillery System48

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
--

Air Forces

Total aircraft
240

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
98

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
53

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Multirole aircraft

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Agusta A109A12
-Agusta A109B8

Navy

Total naval
213

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Destroyers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Frigates
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Corvettes
9

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
5

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Stockholm class2
-Göteborg class2

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Gotland class3
-Södermanland class2