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    Sweden Military - 2005

      Military branches:
      Army, Royal Swedish Navy (RSwN), Air Force (Flygvapnet)

      Military manpower - military age and obligation:
      19 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation - 7-17 months depending on conscript role; after completing initial service soldiers have a reserve commitment until the age of 47 (2004)

      Military manpower - availability:
      males age 19-49: 1,838,427 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service:
      males age 19-49: 1,493,668 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
      males: 58,724 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $5.729 billion (2004)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      1.7% (2004)

      NOTE: The information regarding Sweden on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sweden Military 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sweden Military 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.

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