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Military power of Switzerland & Sweden

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Switzerland vs Sweden

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Sweden (SE)
Capital: Bern Stockholm
Population: 8,570,146 10,385,347
Area: 41,285 km2 450,295 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 7.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 1.1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 30,000
Reserve personnel: 80,000 34,500
Available for military: 1,852,580 2,065,782

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 120
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 2,719
Total artillery: 224 268
Self-propelled artillery: 224 48
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 240
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 53
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 5

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Sweden

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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.