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Military power of Sweden and Russia

Country: Sweden Russia
Capital: Stockholm Moscow
Population: 9 851 017 144 554 993
Area: 450 295 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 30 201
Total artillery: 244 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 24 5 943
Rocket artillery: 0 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 0 629
Multirole aircraf: 98 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 53 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 213 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 9 83
Submarines: 5 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.