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Union State of Russia and Belarus vs Switzerland

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Union State of Russia and Belarus Switzerland

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.

Switzerland is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 41,285 km2 (land boundries: 1,770 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Switzerland is Bern. The number of inhabitants is 8,570,146.

Switzerland has long maintained a policy of military neutrality, but does periodically participate in EU, NATO, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Swiss law excludes participation in combat operations for peace enforcement, and Swiss units will only participate in operations under the mandate of the UN or OSCE. The Swiss Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The United States is the leading supplier of military armaments.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 62.5 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 0.7%

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: 1,216,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 2,344,750 80,000
Available for military: 37,265,736 1,852,580

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

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Tanks: 12,919 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 26,043 1,808
Total artillery: 19,307 176
Self-propelled artillery: 6,883 176
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: 4,617 178
Fighter aircraft: 374 27
Multirole aircraft: 386 25
Attack aircraft: 756 0
Helicopters: 1,733 57
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 0
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 14 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 80 0
Submarines: 66 0

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

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Union State of Russia and Belarus

Data not available

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.