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Military power of Switzerland and Azerbaijan

Country: Switzerland Azerbaijan
Capital: Bern Baku
Population: 8 306 200 9 713 500
Area: 41 285 km2 86 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Azerbaijan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 1,46 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 66 940
Reserve personnel: 80 000 300 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 3 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 615×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 1 937
Total artillery: 224 704
Self-propelled artillery: 224 190
Rocket artillery: 0 224

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 127
Fighter aircraft: 40 5
Multirole aircraf: 26 13
Attack aircraft: 0 11
Helicopters: 45 75

Navy

Total naval: 0 31
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 1
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 4

Military service

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.

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.