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Military power of Russia and Switzerland

Country: Russia Switzerland
Capital: Moscow Bern
Population: 144 554 993 8 306 200
Area: 17 098 242 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 80 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 1 500
Total artillery: 14 533 224
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 224
Rocket artillery: 4 020 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 193
Fighter aircraft: 629 40
Multirole aircraf: 428 26
Attack aircraft: 752 0
Helicopters: 1 360 45

Navy

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

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.

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.