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Military power of Switzerland & Jordan

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Switzerland vs Jordan

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Jordan (JO)
Capital: Bern Amman
Population: 8 306 200 9 915 942
Area: 41 285 km2 89 341 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 4,6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140 000 110 700
Reserve personnel: 80 000 65 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 3 285 575

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 1 321
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 3 149
Total artillery: 224 621
Self-propelled artillery: 224 461
Rocket artillery: 0 88

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 260
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 46
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 45 126

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 27
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.

Jordan

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.