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Military power of Sweden & Saudi Arabia

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Sweden vs Saudi Arabia

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Country: Sweden (SE) Saudi Arabia (SA)
Capital: Stockholm Riyadh
Population: 10,385,347 34,218,169
Area: 450,295 km2 2,149,690 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 57.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 8.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 30,000 505,000
Reserve personnel: 34,500 325,000
Available for military: 2,065,782 8,240,714

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 120 1,142
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,719 9,096
Total artillery: 268 757
Self-propelled artillery: 48 474
Rocket artillery: 0 122

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 855
Fighter aircraft: 0 62
Multirole aircraf: 98 54
Attack aircraft: 0 168
Helicopters: 53 341
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 213 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 7
Corvettes: 9 4
Submarines: 5 0

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.