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Military power of Taiwan & Spain

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Taiwan vs Spain

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

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.