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Military power of Switzerland & Australia

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Switzerland vs Australia

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Australia (AU)
Capital: Bern Canberra
Population: 8,570,146 25,807,800
Area: 41,285 km2 7,692,024 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 59,095
Reserve personnel: 80,000 28,878
Available for military: 1,852,580 5,316,464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 1,796
Total artillery: 224 235
Self-propelled artillery: 224 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 433
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 133
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 0 8
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 6

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.