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Military power of Switzerland and Finland

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Country: Switzerland Finland
Capital: Bern Helsinki
Population: 8 306 200 5 488 543
Area: 41 285 km2 338 424 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 33 386
Reserve personnel: 80 000 900 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 1 155 368

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Land Forces

Tanks: 224 199×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 1 836
Total artillery: 224 908
Self-propelled artillery: 224 120
Rocket artillery: 0 56

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 208
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 55
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 27

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Navy

Total naval: 0 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

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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.

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60