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Military power of Japan and Switzerland

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Country: Japan Switzerland
Capital: Tokyo Bern
Population: 126 880 000 8 306 200
Area: 377 944 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 0,8%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 140 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 80 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 1 852 580

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Land Forces

Tanks: 686 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 1 500
Total artillery: 1 179 224
Self-propelled artillery: 226 224
Rocket artillery: 99 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 193
Fighter aircraft: 154 40
Multirole aircraf: 134 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 719 45

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Navy

Total naval: 129 0
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 17 0

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Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.