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Military power of Sweden & Germany

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Sweden vs Germany

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Country: Sweden (SE) Germany (DE)
Capital: Stockholm Berlin
Population: 9 851 017 82 175 700
Area: 450 295 km2 357 168 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 44,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 30 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 34 500 40 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 18 529 299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 120 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 719 3 592
Total artillery: 268 440
Self-propelled artillery: 48 148
Rocket artillery: 0 50

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 785
Fighter aircraft: 0 134
Multirole aircraf: 98 115
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 358

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Navy

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Total naval: 213 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 10
Corvettes: 9 5
Submarines: 5 6

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

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

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.