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Military power of USA and Sweden

Country: USA Sweden
Capital: Washington Stockholm
Population: 324 527 000 9 851 017
Area: 9 857 306 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: USA military forces description Sweden military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 1,24%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 42 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 12 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 2 065 782

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 2 357
Total artillery: 3 269 244
Self-propelled artillery: 950 24
Rocket artillery: 1 197 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 240
Fighter aircraft: 388 0
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 98
Attack aircraft: 470 0
Helicopters: 5 000 53

Navy

Total naval: 436 213
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 70 5

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.