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Military power of Spain and Taiwan

Country: Spain Taiwan
Capital: Madrid Taipei
Population: 46 439 864 23 519 518
Area: 505 990 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 290 000
Reserve personnel: 16 200 2 800 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 2 050
Total artillery: 239 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 96 510
Rocket artillery: 0 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 787
Fighter aircraft: 48 125
Multirole aircraf: 86 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 179 250

Navy

Total naval: 54 67
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 11 20
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 3 4

Military service

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.