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Military power of Iran and Taiwan

Country: Iran Taiwan
Capital: Tehran Taipei
Population: 78 192 200 23 519 518
Area: 1 648 195 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 2 050
Total artillery: 5 383 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 320 510
Rocket artillery: 1 493 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 787
Fighter aircraft: 151 125
Multirole aircraf: 88 190
Attack aircraft: 49 0
Helicopters: 324 250

Navy

Total naval: 406 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 6 20
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 40 4

Military service

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from 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.