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Military power of Sweden and Italy

Country: Sweden Italy
Capital: Stockholm Rome
Population: 9 851 017 60 795 612
Area: 450 295 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Italy military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 175 900
Reserve personnel: 12 000 41 867
Available for military: 2 065 782 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 7 361
Total artillery: 244 407
Self-propelled artillery: 24 164
Rocket artillery: 0 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 954
Fighter aircraft: 0 80
Multirole aircraf: 98 86
Attack aircraft: 0 71
Helicopters: 53 487

Navy

Total naval: 213 148
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 14
Corvettes: 9 5
Submarines: 5 8

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.