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Military power of India and Taiwan

Country: India Taiwan
Capital: New Delhi Taipei
Population: 1 276 267 000 23 519 518
Area: 3 287 590 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
More: India military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 2 050
Total artillery: 5 067 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 290 510
Rocket artillery: 292 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 787
Fighter aircraft: 323 125
Multirole aircraf: 329 190
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 250

Navy

Total naval: 214 67
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 4
Frigates: 15 20
Corvettes: 24 0
Submarines: 15 4

Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.