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Military power of Sweden and Netherlands

Country: Sweden Netherlands
Capital: Stockholm Amsterdam
Population: 9 851 017 17 000 059
Area: 450 295 km2 41 543 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Netherlands military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 8,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 59 346
Reserve personnel: 12 000 32 200
Available for military: 2 065 782 7 728 129

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 18×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 1 046
Total artillery: 244 57
Self-propelled artillery: 24 57
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 187
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 98 63
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 99

Navy

Total naval: 213 56
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 2
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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.