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Military power of Taiwan and Germany

Country: Taiwan Germany
Capital: Taipei Berlin
Population: 23 519 518 82 175 700
Area: 36 193 km2 357 168 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Germany military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 41,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 40 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 18 529 299

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 328×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 3 357
Total artillery: 1 785 441
Self-propelled artillery: 510 149
Rocket artillery: 115 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 776
Fighter aircraft: 125 125
Multirole aircraf: 190 93
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 250 380

Navy

Total naval: 67 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 10
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 4 6

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.