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Military power of Jordan and Switzerland

Country: Jordan Switzerland
Capital: Amman Bern
Population: 9 915 942 8 306 200
Area: 89 341 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 140 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 80 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 1 500
Total artillery: 621 224
Self-propelled artillery: 461 224
Rocket artillery: 88 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 193
Fighter aircraft: 0 40
Multirole aircraf: 46 26
Attack aircraft: 8 0
Helicopters: 126 45

Navy

Total naval: 27 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

Military service

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

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.