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Military power of Israel and Switzerland

Country: Israel Switzerland
Capital: Jerusalem Bern
Population: 8 238 300 8 306 200
Area: 20 770 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: Israel military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 140 000
Reserve personnel: 445 000 80 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 1 500
Total artillery: 1 522 224
Self-propelled artillery: 614 224
Rocket artillery: 48 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 193
Fighter aircraft: 52 40
Multirole aircraf: 343 26
Attack aircraft: 25 0
Helicopters: 203 45

Navy

Total naval: 74 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 0

Military service

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

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.