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Sweden is a country located in Northern Europe with an area of 450,295 km2 (land boundries: 2,211 km and costline 3,218 km). The capital of Sweden is Stockholm. The number of inhabitants is 10,385,347.

The Swedish military cooperates closely with the military forces of other Nordic countries through the Nordic Defense Cooperation (NORDEFCO), which consists olso of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway. Sweden is a signatory of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy and contributes to CSDP missions and operations. In 2022 Sweden applied for NATO membership and was formally invited to join the alliance at the NATO Summit in Madrid. The inventory of the SAF is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. The United States is the leading supplier of military hardware.

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The Arab League (League of Arab States) is a regional organization in the Arab world. the League has 22 members, but Syria's participation has been suspended since November 2011. Current members: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. The Joint Defence Council of the Arab League is one of the Institutions of the Arab League. The Arab League as an organisation has no military Force but they establish a peacekeeping force.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 120.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 0%

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: 30,000 1,860,550
Reserve personnel: 34,500 1,527,000
Available for military: 2,065,782 68,012,996

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

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Tanks: 121 7,140
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,071 32,056
Total artillery: 268 8,231
Self-propelled artillery: 48 2,136
Rocket artillery: 0 1,769

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 207 3,680
Fighter aircraft: 0 185
Multirole aircraf: 94 581
Attack aircraft: 0 341
Helicopters: 53 1,345
UCAV (combat drone): 0 38

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: 186 478
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 25
Corvettes: 7 27
Submarines: 5 8

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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Military service

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.

Arab League

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