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Military power of Taiwan and Israel

Country: Taiwan Israel
Capital: Taipei Jerusalem
Population: 23 519 518 8 238 300
Area: 36 193 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 445 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 6 766
Total artillery: 1 785 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 510 614
Rocket artillery: 115 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 789
Fighter aircraft: 125 52
Multirole aircraf: 190 343
Attack aircraft: 0 25
Helicopters: 250 203

Navy

Total naval: 67 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 0
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 4 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).