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Military power of Sweden and Switzerland

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Country: Sweden Switzerland
Capital: Stockholm Bern
Population: 9 851 017 8 306 200
Area: 450 295 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 0,8%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 30 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 34 500 80 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 1 852 580

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Land Forces

Tanks: 120 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 719 1 500
Total artillery: 268 224
Self-propelled artillery: 48 224
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 193
Fighter aircraft: 0 40
Multirole aircraf: 98 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 45

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Navy

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

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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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.