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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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Jordan is a country located in Middle East with an area of 89,341 km2 (land boundries: 1,744 km and costline 26 km). The capital of Jordan is Amman. The number of inhabitants is 10,658,123.

Jordan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. The JAF inventory is comprised of a wide mix of imported equipment from Europe, Russia, and the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 2.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 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: 30,000 100,500
Reserve personnel: 34,500 65,000
Available for military: 2,065,782 3,285,575

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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 1,588
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,071 3,653
Total artillery: 268 633
Self-propelled artillery: 48 461
Rocket artillery: 0 88

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 207 255
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraft: 94 44
Attack aircraft: 0 4
Helicopters: 53 140
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 27
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: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Jordan

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.