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Military power of Finland and Switzerland

Country: Finland Switzerland
Capital: Helsinki Bern
Population: 5 488 543 8 306 200
Area: 338 424 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Finland military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,1 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 33 386 140 000
Reserve personnel: 900 000 80 000
Available for military: 1 155 368 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 199 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 816 1 500
Total artillery: 908 224
Self-propelled artillery: 120 224
Rocket artillery: 56 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 207 193
Fighter aircraft: 0 40
Multirole aircraf: 54 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 27 45

Navy

Total naval: 63 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

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

Switzerland

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.