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Military power of Sweden and Poland

Country: Sweden Poland
Capital: Stockholm Warsaw
Population: 9 851 017 38 454 576
Area: 450 295 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 515 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 2 358
Total artillery: 244 706
Self-propelled artillery: 24 454
Rocket artillery: 0 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 539
Fighter aircraft: 0 32
Multirole aircraf: 98 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 53 283

Navy

Total naval: 213 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 9 1
Submarines: 5 5

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.