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Military power of Sweden & Finland

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Sweden vs Finland

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Country: Sweden (SE) Finland (FI)
Capital: Stockholm Helsinki
Population: 9 851 017 5 488 543
Area: 450 295 km2 338 424 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 3,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 30 000 33 386
Reserve personnel: 34 500 900 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 1 155 368

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 208
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 98 55
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 27

Total aircraft

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Navy

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

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Finland

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.

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