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Military power of Sweden and China

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Country: Sweden China
Capital: Stockholm Beijing
Population: 9 851 017 1 373 541 278
Area: 450 295 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 228 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1,9%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 30 000 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 34 500 8 000 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 385 821 101

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Land Forces

Tanks: 120 7 760×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 719 6 000
Total artillery: 268 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 48 1 710
Rocket artillery: 0 1 770

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 4 182
Fighter aircraft: 0 1 150
Multirole aircraf: 98 629
Attack aircraft: 0 270
Helicopters: 53 1 170

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Navy

Total naval: 213 780
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 0 54
Corvettes: 9 42
Submarines: 5 76

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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.

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.