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Military power of Switzerland and Saudi Arabia

Country: Switzerland Saudi Arabia
Capital: Bern Riyadh
Population: 8 306 200 30 770 375
Area: 41 285 km2 2 149 690 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Saudi Arabia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 10%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 230 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 0
Available for military: 1 852 580 8 240 714

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 1 142×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 9 096
Total artillery: 224 757
Self-propelled artillery: 224 363
Rocket artillery: 0 122

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 862
Fighter aircraft: 40 86
Multirole aircraf: 26 72
Attack aircraft: 0 150
Helicopters: 45 324

Navy

Total naval: 0 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 7
Corvettes: 0 4
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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.