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Military power of Switzerland and Romania

Country: Switzerland Romania
Capital: Bern Bucharest
Population: 8 306 200 19 511 000
Area: 41 285 km2 238 391 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Romania military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 140 000 84 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 80 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 5 601 234

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 857×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 1 557
Total artillery: 224 1 069
Self-propelled artillery: 224 47
Rocket artillery: 0 189

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 159
Fighter aircraft: 40 42
Multirole aircraf: 26 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 66

Navy

Total naval: 0 61
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 3
Corvettes: 0 7
Submarines: 0 1

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.

Romania

18 years of age for male and female voluntary service; conscription ended 2006; all military inductees (including women) contract for an initial 5-year term of service, with subsequent successive 3-year terms until age 36.