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Military power of Netherlands & Sweden

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Netherlands vs Sweden

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Country: Netherlands (NL) Sweden (SE)
Capital: Amsterdam Stockholm
Population: 17 000 059 9 851 017
Area: 41 543 km2 450 295 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 10,75 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1,24%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59 346 30 000
Reserve personnel: 32 200 34 500
Available for military: 7 728 129 2 065 782

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18 120
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 039 2 719
Total artillery: 57 268
Self-propelled artillery: 57 48
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 182 240
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 63 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 94 53

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Navy

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Total naval: 56 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 4 5

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Nuclear weapons

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

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.