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Military power of Sweden and Taiwan

Country: Sweden Taiwan
Capital: Stockholm Taipei
Population: 9 851 017 23 519 518
Area: 450 295 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 2 050
Total artillery: 244 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 24 510
Rocket artillery: 0 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 787
Fighter aircraft: 0 125
Multirole aircraf: 98 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 250

Navy

Total naval: 213 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 20
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 5 4

Military service

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.

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.