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Military power of Canada & Switzerland

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Canada vs Switzerland

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Country: Canada (CA) Switzerland (CH)
Capital: Ottawa Bern
Population: 38 048 738 8 570 146
Area: 9 984 670 km2 41 285 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 5,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 0,7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67 492 140 000
Reserve personnel: 36 381 80 000
Available for military: 8 031 266 1 852 580

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 1 500
Total artillery: 161 224
Self-propelled artillery: 0 224
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 193
Fighter aircraft: 0 40
Multirole aircraf: 103 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 45
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 0

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.