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Military power of Sweden and Canada

Country: Sweden Canada
Capital: Stockholm Ottawa
Population: 9 851 017 35 151 728
Area: 450 295 km2 9 984 670 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Canada military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 12 000 119 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 8 031 266

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 146×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 3 148
Total artillery: 244 161
Self-propelled artillery: 24 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 405
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 98 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 165

Navy

Total naval: 213 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 12
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 5 4

Military service

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years