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Military power of Switzerland & Finland

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Switzerland vs Finland

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Finland (FI)
Capital: Bern Helsinki
Population: 8,570,146 5,536,146
Area: 41,285 km2 338,424 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 5.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 2.15%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 21,500
Reserve personnel: 80,000 900,000
Available for military: 1,852,580 1,155,368

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 199
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 1,836
Total artillery: 224 908
Self-propelled artillery: 224 120
Rocket artillery: 0 56

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 208
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 55
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 27
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 64
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.

Finland

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.

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60