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Military power of Taiwan and Sweden

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%
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Manpower

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.