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Military power of Switzerland & Netherlands

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Switzerland vs Netherlands

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Netherlands (NL)
Capital: Bern Amsterdam
Population: 8 306 200 17 000 059
Area: 41 285 km2 41 543 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 10,75 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140 000 59 346
Reserve personnel: 80 000 32 200
Available for military: 1 852 580 7 728 129

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 1 039
Total artillery: 224 57
Self-propelled artillery: 224 57
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 182
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 63
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 94

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 56
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 4

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.