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Military power of Taiwan & Sweden

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Taiwan vs Sweden

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Sweden

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.

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.