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Military power of Switzerland & Belarus

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Switzerland vs Belarus

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Belarus (BY)
Capital: Bern Minsk
Population: 8 306 200 9 408 400
Area: 41 285 km2 207 595 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 0,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140 000 62 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 344 750
Available for military: 1 852 580 2 500 000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 532
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 1 460
Total artillery: 224 998
Self-propelled artillery: 224 434
Rocket artillery: 0 336

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 200
Fighter aircraft: 40 39
Multirole aircraf: 26 4
Attack aircraft: 0 68
Helicopters: 45 63

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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

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Belarus

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.

Belarus

18-27 years of age for compulsory military or alternative service; conscript service obligation is 12-18 months, depending on academic qualifications, and 24-36 months for alternative service, depending on academic qualifications; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.