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Military power of Pakistan and Taiwan

Country: Pakistan Taiwan
Capital: Islamabad Taipei
Population: 199 085 847 23 519 518
Area: 796 095 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 290 000
Reserve personnel: 513 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 2 050
Total artillery: 3 827 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 415 510
Rocket artillery: 134 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 787
Fighter aircraft: 186 125
Multirole aircraf: 210 190
Attack aircraft: 82 0
Helicopters: 583 250

Navy

Total naval: 235 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 10 20
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 8 4

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.