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Military power of Sweden & Australia

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Sweden vs Australia

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Country: Sweden (SE) Australia (AU)
Capital: Stockholm Canberra
Population: 10,385,347 25,807,800
Area: 450,295 km2 7,692,024 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 30,000 59,095
Reserve personnel: 34,500 28,878
Available for military: 2,065,782 5,316,464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 120 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,719 2,580
Total artillery: 268 235
Self-propelled artillery: 48 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 488
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 98 135
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 187
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 213 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 5 6

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.