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Military power of Taiwan and India

Country: Taiwan India
Capital: Taipei New Delhi
Population: 23 519 518 1 276 267 000
Area: 36 193 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description India military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 5 681
Total artillery: 1 785 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 510 290
Rocket artillery: 115 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 125 323
Multirole aircraf: 190 329
Attack aircraft: 0 220
Helicopters: 250 725

Navy

Total naval: 67 214
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 4 11
Frigates: 20 15
Corvettes: 0 24
Submarines: 4 15

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.

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.