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Military power of Switzerland & Canada

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Switzerland vs Canada

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Canada (CA)
Capital: Bern Ottawa
Population: 8,570,146 38,048,738
Area: 41,285 km2 9,984,670 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 67,492
Reserve personnel: 80,000 36,381
Available for military: 1,852,580 8,031,266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 3,148
Total artillery: 224 161
Self-propelled artillery: 224 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 405
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 165
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 12
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 4

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Canada

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years