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Union State of Russia and Belarus vs Sweden

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The Union State of Russia and Belarus is a supranational organisation consisting of Russia and Belarus. The present goal of the Union State mainly focuses on economic, defense integration and intelligence apparatuses. Russia and Belarus in 2009 implemented the first stage of joint military officer training programs designed to integrate the military structures of the countries. This military collective is called the Regional Forces Group of Belarus and Russia.

Sweden is a country located in Northern Europe with an area of 450,295 km2 (land boundries: 2,211 km and costline 3,218 km). The capital of Sweden is Stockholm. The number of inhabitants is 10,385,347.

The Swedish military cooperates closely with the military forces of other Nordic countries through the Nordic Defense Cooperation (NORDEFCO), which consists olso of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway. Sweden is a signatory of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy and contributes to CSDP missions and operations. In 2022 Sweden applied for NATO membership and was formally invited to join the alliance at the NATO Summit in Madrid. The inventory of the SAF is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. The United States is the leading supplier of military hardware.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 62.5 billion $ 7.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 1.1%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,216,000 30,000
Reserve personnel: 2,344,750 34,500
Available for military: 37,265,736 2,065,782

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 12,919 121
Armoured fighting vehicles: 26,043 2,071
Total artillery: 19,307 268
Self-propelled artillery: 6,883 48
Rocket artillery: 4,702 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 4,617 207
Fighter aircraft: 374 0
Multirole aircraft: 386 94
Attack aircraft: 756 0
Helicopters: 1,733 53
UCAV (combat drone): 100 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 653 186
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 14 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 80 7
Submarines: 66 5

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Union State of Russia and Belarus

Data not available

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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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.