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Switzerland vs Armenia

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Switzerland is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 41,285 km2 (land boundries: 1,770 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Switzerland is Bern. The number of inhabitants is 8,570,146.

Switzerland has long maintained a policy of military neutrality, but does periodically participate in EU, NATO, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Swiss law excludes participation in combat operations for peace enforcement, and Swiss units will only participate in operations under the mandate of the UN or OSCE. The Swiss Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The United States is the leading supplier of military armaments.

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Armenia is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 29,743 km2 (land boundries: 1,570 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Armenia is Yerevan. The number of inhabitants is 2,967,900.

Armenia has been a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) since 1994. Russia has deployed about 2,000 peacekeeping troops to the area in and around Nagorno-Karabakh as part of a cease-fire agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The inventory of the Armenian Armed Forces includes mostly Russian and Soviet-era equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6.3 billion $ 1.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 5.3%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 70,600
Reserve personnel: 80,000 210,000
Available for military: 1,852,580 809,576

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 269
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,808 610
Total artillery: 176 236
Self-propelled artillery: 176 38
Rocket artillery: 0 103

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: 178 65
Fighter aircraft: 27 0
Multirole aircraft: 25 4
Attack aircraft: 0 15
Helicopters: 57 45
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: 0 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Armenia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.

Armenia

18-27 years of age for voluntary or compulsory military service; 2-year conscript service obligation; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.