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Military power of Australia and Taiwan

Country: Australia Taiwan
Capital: Canberra Taipei
Population: 24 399 300 23 519 518
Area: 7 692 024 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Australia military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 290 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 2 800 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 2 050
Total artillery: 235 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 0 510
Rocket artillery: 0 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 787
Fighter aircraft: 0 125
Multirole aircraf: 97 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 187 250

Navy

Total naval: 49 67
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 11 20
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 4

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

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.