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Military power of Germany and Sweden

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Country: Germany Sweden
Capital: Berlin Stockholm
Population: 82 175 700 9 851 017
Area: 357 168 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1,24%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 30 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 34 500
Available for military: 18 529 299 2 065 782

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Land Forces

Tanks: 328 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 2 719
Total artillery: 441 268
Self-propelled artillery: 149 48
Rocket artillery: 50 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 240
Fighter aircraft: 125 0
Multirole aircraf: 93 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 380 53

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Navy

Total naval: 64 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 0
Corvettes: 5 9
Submarines: 6 5

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Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.