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Military power of France and Sweden

Country: France Sweden
Capital: Paris Stockholm
Population: 67 013 000 9 851 017
Area: 640 679 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
More: France military forces description Sweden military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 1,24%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 203 000 42 000
Reserve personnel: 68 000 12 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 2 065 782

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 2 357
Total artillery: 448 244
Self-propelled artillery: 330 24
Rocket artillery: 13 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 076 240
Fighter aircraft: 38 0
Multirole aircraf: 150 98
Attack aircraft: 89 0
Helicopters: 512 53

Navy

Total naval: 109 213
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 10 5

Military service

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.

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.