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Military power of Philippines and Switzerland

Country: Philippines Switzerland
Capital: Manila Bern
Population: 102 984 100 8 306 200
Area: 300 000 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 125 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 131 000 80 000
Available for military: 25 614 135 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 1 500
Total artillery: 323 224
Self-propelled artillery: 0 224
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 193
Fighter aircraft: 2 40
Multirole aircraf: 0 26
Attack aircraft: 23 0
Helicopters: 124 45

Navy

Total naval: 132 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 4 0
Corvettes: 12 0
Submarines: 0 0

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (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.