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Military power of Switzerland and Philippines

Country: Switzerland Philippines
Capital: Bern Manila
Population: 8 306 200 102 984 100
Area: 41 285 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 140 000 125 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 131 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 672
Total artillery: 224 323
Self-propelled artillery: 224 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 221
Fighter aircraft: 40 2
Multirole aircraf: 26 0
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 45 124

Navy

Total naval: 0 132
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 4
Corvettes: 0 12
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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).