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Military power of Finland and Sweden

Country: Finland Sweden
Capital: Helsinki Stockholm
Population: 5 488 543 9 851 017
Area: 338 424 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Finland military forces description Sweden military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,1 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,24%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 33 386 42 000
Reserve personnel: 900 000 12 000
Available for military: 1 155 368 2 065 782

Land Forces

Tanks: 199 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 816 2 357
Total artillery: 908 244
Self-propelled artillery: 120 24
Rocket artillery: 56 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 207 240
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 54 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 27 53

Navy

Total naval: 63 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 5

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

Sweden

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.