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Military power of Sweden and Syria

Country: Sweden Syria
Capital: Stockholm Damascus
Population: 9 851 017 17 064 854
Area: 450 295 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 42 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 0
Available for military: 2 065 782 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 4 000
Total artillery: 244 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 24 460
Rocket artillery: 0 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 706
Fighter aircraft: 0 278
Multirole aircraf: 98 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 53 163

Navy

Total naval: 213 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 5 2

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.