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Military power of Switzerland and Poland

Country: Switzerland Poland
Capital: Bern Warsaw
Population: 8 306 200 38 454 576
Area: 41 285 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 515 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 2 358
Total artillery: 224 706
Self-propelled artillery: 224 454
Rocket artillery: 0 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 539
Fighter aircraft: 40 32
Multirole aircraf: 26 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 45 283

Navy

Total naval: 0 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 0 5

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.