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Military power of Spain & Taiwan

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Country: Spain (ES) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Madrid Taipei
Population: 47,450,795 23,568,378
Area: 505,990 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 2.3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 290,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 2,800,000
Available for military: 11,759,557 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 1,714
Total artillery: 245 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 102 440
Rocket artillery: 0 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 814
Fighter aircraft: 52 129
Multirole aircraf: 86 189
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 237
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 96
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 11 22
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 3 4

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.