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Military power of Sweden & Syria

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Sweden vs Syria

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Country: Sweden (SE) Syria (SY)
Capital: Stockholm Damascus
Population: 10,385,347 17,500,657
Area: 450,295 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 30,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 34,500 0
Available for military: 2,065,782 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 120 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,719 3,810
Total artillery: 268 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 48 424
Rocket artillery: 0 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 518
Fighter aircraft: 0 110
Multirole aircraf: 98 40
Attack aircraft: 0 96
Helicopters: 53 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 213 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 5 0

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.