We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Swiss Armed forces

Switzerland
Capital: Bern
Area: 41 285 km2
Population: 8 306 200
author
Military budget
4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP
0,8
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
Military branches: (Schweizer Armee, Armée suisse, Esercito svizzero) Swiss Armed Forces: Land Forces, Swiss Air Force.

Military service age and obligation: 19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.
Active personnel
140 000
Reserve personnel
80 000
Available for military
1 852 580
Share

Land Forces

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
224
AFVs
1 500
Total artillery
224
Self-propelled guns
224
Rocket artillery
0
Current equipment main models

Tanks

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
--

Air Forces

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.
Total aircraft
193
Fighters
40
Multirole aircraft
26
Attack aircraft
0
Helicopters
45
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-AS332M1 Super Puma15
-EC635 P2+20

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
0
Aircraft carriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
0
Corvettes
0
Submarines
0
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
--
Share