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Military power of Taiwan and Iran

Country: Taiwan Iran
Capital: Taipei Tehran
Population: 23 519 518 78 192 200
Area: 36 193 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 1 315
Total artillery: 1 785 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 510 320
Rocket artillery: 115 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 883
Fighter aircraft: 125 151
Multirole aircraf: 190 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 250 324

Navy

Total naval: 67 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 4 40

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.