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Military power of Sweden & Taiwan

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Sweden vs Taiwan

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Country: Sweden (SE) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Stockholm Taipei
Population: 10,385,347 23,568,378
Area: 450,295 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 2.3%

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 120 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,719 1,714
Total artillery: 268 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 48 440
Rocket artillery: 0 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 814
Fighter aircraft: 0 129
Multirole aircraf: 98 189
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 237
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 213 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 22
Corvettes: 9 1
Submarines: 5 4

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.