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Military power of Switzerland & Poland

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Switzerland vs Poland

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Poland (PL)
Capital: Bern Warsaw
Population: 8,570,146 38,268,000
Area: 41,285 km2 312,679 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 2.1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 80,000 515,000
Available for military: 1,852,580 10,500,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 868
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 2,496
Total artillery: 224 824
Self-propelled artillery: 224 627
Rocket artillery: 0 197

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 469
Fighter aircraft: 40 23
Multirole aircraf: 26 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 45 212
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 2
Submarines: 0 1

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Poland

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.