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Egypt vs Switzerland

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Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

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Switzerland is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 41,285 km2 (land boundries: 1,770 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Switzerland is Bern. The number of inhabitants is 8,570,146.

Switzerland has long maintained a policy of military neutrality, but does periodically participate in EU, NATO, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Swiss law excludes participation in combat operations for peace enforcement, and Swiss units will only participate in operations under the mandate of the UN or OSCE. The Swiss Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The United States is the leading supplier of military armaments.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 11 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 0.7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 438,500 140,000
Reserve personnel: 479,000 80,000
Available for military: 41,157,220 1,852,580

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,789 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,699 1,808
Total artillery: 4,328 176
Self-propelled artillery: 889 176
Rocket artillery: 1,250 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,103 178
Fighter aircraft: 44 27
Multirole aircraft: 278 25
Attack aircraft: 121 0
Helicopters: 310 57
UCAV (combat drone): 32 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 193 0
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 14 0
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 8 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.