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Military power of Russia and Sweden

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Country: Russia Sweden
Capital: Moscow Stockholm
Population: 144 554 993 9 851 017
Area: 17 098 242 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 1,24%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 30 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 34 500
Available for military: 34 765 736 2 065 782

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Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 2 719
Total artillery: 14 533 268
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 48
Rocket artillery: 4 020 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 240
Fighter aircraft: 629 0
Multirole aircraf: 428 98
Attack aircraft: 752 0
Helicopters: 1 360 53

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Navy

Total naval: 313 213
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 83 9
Submarines: 61 5

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Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.