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Military power of Poland and Taiwan

Country: Poland Taiwan
Capital: Warsaw Taipei
Population: 38 454 576 23 519 518
Area: 312 679 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 2 050
Total artillery: 706 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 454 510
Rocket artillery: 180 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 787
Fighter aircraft: 32 125
Multirole aircraf: 48 190
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 283 250

Navy

Total naval: 83 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 2 20
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 5 4

Military service

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.

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.