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Military power of Israel and Taiwan

Country: Israel Taiwan
Capital: Jerusalem Taipei
Population: 8 238 300 23 519 518
Area: 20 770 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: Israel military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 290 000
Reserve personnel: 445 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 2 050
Total artillery: 1 522 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 614 510
Rocket artillery: 48 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 787
Fighter aircraft: 52 125
Multirole aircraf: 343 190
Attack aircraft: 25 0
Helicopters: 203 250

Navy

Total naval: 74 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 20
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 4

Military service

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

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.