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Switzerland Military 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Switzerland Military 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
Swiss Armed Forces: Land Forces, Swiss Air Force (Schweizer Luftwaffe) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
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 (2012)

Military expenditures:
0.64% of GDP (2014) 0.69% of GDP (2013) 0.76% of GDP (2012) 0.75% of GDP (2011) 0.76% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 117
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Switzerland on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Switzerland Military 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Switzerland Military 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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