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Military power of Switzerland and United Arab Emirates

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Country: Switzerland United Arab Emirates
Capital: Bern Abu Dhabi
Population: 8 306 200 5 927 482
Area: 41 285 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 5,7%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 100 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 0
Available for military: 1 852 580 3 240 000

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Land Forces

Tanks: 224 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 5 813
Total artillery: 224 306
Self-propelled artillery: 224 183
Rocket artillery: 0 68

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 489
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 146
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 202

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Navy

Total naval: 0 72
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 11
Submarines: 0 0

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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.

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.