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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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Hungary is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 93,030 km2 (land boundries: 2,106 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Hungary is Budapest. The number of inhabitants is 9,730,000.

Hungary joined NATO in 1999. The inventory of the Hungarian Defense Forces consists largely of Soviet-era weapons, with a mix of more modern European and United State equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 2.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 1.7%

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 27,800
Reserve personnel: 34,500 20,000
Available for military: 2,065,782 2,349,948

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

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Tanks: 121 176
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,071 720
Total artillery: 268 298
Self-propelled artillery: 48 3
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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 65
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 94 14
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 35
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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 13
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 5 0

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.

Hungary

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.

Hungary

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; 6-month service obligation.