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Military power of Pakistan and Switzerland

Country: Pakistan Switzerland
Capital: Islamabad Bern
Population: 199 085 847 8 306 200
Area: 796 095 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 140 000
Reserve personnel: 513 000 80 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 1 500
Total artillery: 3 827 224
Self-propelled artillery: 415 224
Rocket artillery: 134 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 193
Fighter aircraft: 186 40
Multirole aircraf: 210 26
Attack aircraft: 82 0
Helicopters: 583 45

Navy

Total naval: 235 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 8 0

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.