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Military power of Switzerland and Jordan

Country: Switzerland Jordan
Capital: Bern Amman
Population: 8 306 200 9 915 942
Area: 41 285 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 110 700
Reserve personnel: 80 000 65 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 3 149
Total artillery: 224 621
Self-propelled artillery: 224 461
Rocket artillery: 0 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 260
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 46
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 45 126

Navy

Total naval: 0 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.