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Venezuela vs Sweden

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Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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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: 0.7 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.35% 1.3%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 330,000 23,600
Reserve personnel: 8,000 31,300
Available for military: 8,000,000 2,065,782

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 312 121
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,000 2,071
Total artillery: 200 268
Self-propelled artillery: 60 48
Rocket artillery: 36 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: 263 207
Fighter aircraft: 6 0
Multirole aircraft: 42 94
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 81 53
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 46 186
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 3 7
Submarines: 2 5

Total naval

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

Venezuela

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

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.