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Military power of Netherlands & Taiwan

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Netherlands vs Taiwan

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Country: Netherlands (NL) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Amsterdam Taipei
Population: 17,469,635 23,568,378
Area: 41,543 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13.7 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 2.3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 35,400 290,000
Reserve personnel: 4,500 2,800,000
Available for military: 7,728,129 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,039 1,714
Total artillery: 57 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 57 440
Rocket artillery: 0 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 201 814
Fighter aircraft: 0 129
Multirole aircraf: 78 189
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 94 237
UCAV (combat drone): 4 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 56 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 4
Frigates: 2 22
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 4 4

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Nuclear weapons

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

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.