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Military power of Sweden and India

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Country: Sweden India
Capital: Stockholm New Delhi
Population: 9 851 017 1 276 267 000
Area: 450 295 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 2,5%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 319 129 420

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Land Forces

Tanks: 120 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 5 681
Total artillery: 244 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 24 290
Rocket artillery: 0 292

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 0 323
Multirole aircraf: 98 329
Attack aircraft: 0 220
Helicopters: 53 725

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Navy

Total naval: 213 214
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 0 15
Corvettes: 9 24
Submarines: 5 15

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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.

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.