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Military power of Switzerland and Egypt

Country: Switzerland Egypt
Capital: Bern Cairo
Population: 8 306 200 89 810 000
Area: 41 285 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Egypt military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 11 454
Total artillery: 224 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 224 995
Rocket artillery: 0 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 40 113
Multirole aircraf: 26 241
Attack aircraft: 0 82
Helicopters: 45 260

Navy

Total naval: 0 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 0 8

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.