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Military power of Sweden and Finland

Country: Sweden Finland
Capital: Stockholm Helsinki
Population: 9 851 017 5 488 543
Area: 450 295 km2 338 424 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Finland military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 42 000 33 386
Reserve personnel: 12 000 900 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 1 155 368

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 199×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 1 816
Total artillery: 244 908
Self-propelled artillery: 24 120
Rocket artillery: 0 56

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 207
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 98 54
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 27

Navy

Total naval: 213 63
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 5 0

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.

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60