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Military power of Taiwan and Australia

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Country: Taiwan Australia
Capital: Taipei Canberra
Population: 23 519 518 24 399 300
Area: 36 193 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,88%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 19 338
Available for military: 5 883 828 5 316 464

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Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 2 580
Total artillery: 1 785 235
Self-propelled artillery: 510 0
Rocket artillery: 115 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 450
Fighter aircraft: 125 0
Multirole aircraf: 190 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 250 187

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Navy

Total naval: 67 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 6

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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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.