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Military power of Finland & Sweden

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Finland vs Sweden

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Country: Finland (FI) Sweden (SE)
Capital: Helsinki Stockholm
Population: 5,536,146 10,385,347
Area: 338,424 km2 450,295 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.8 billion $ 7.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.15% 1.1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 21,500 30,000
Reserve personnel: 900,000 34,500
Available for military: 1,155,368 2,065,782

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 199 120
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,836 2,719
Total artillery: 908 268
Self-propelled artillery: 120 48
Rocket artillery: 56 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 208 240
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 55 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 27 53
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 5

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Nuclear weapons

Finland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

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.