We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Taiwan and Sweden

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

Military expenditures

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

Military budget

More

Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 30 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 34 500
Available for military: 5 883 828 2 065 782

Active

More

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 2 719
Total artillery: 1 785 268
Self-propelled artillery: 510 48
Rocket artillery: 115 0

Tanks

More

Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

More

Navy

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

Total naval

More

Military service

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.

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.