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Sweden Military 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/sweden/sweden_military.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Sweden Military 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Military branches:
Swedish Armed Forces (Forsvarsmakten): Army (Armen), Royal Swedish Navy (Marinen), Swedish Air Force (Svenska Flygvapnet) (2010)

Military service age and obligation:
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 (2013)

Military expenditures:
1.18% of GDP (2012) 1.17% of GDP (2011) 1.18% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 84
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Sweden on this page is re-published from the 2016 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sweden Military 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sweden Military 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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