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Military power of Taiwan and Jordan

Country: Taiwan Jordan
Capital: Taipei Amman
Population: 23 519 518 9 915 942
Area: 36 193 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 110 700
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 65 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 3 149
Total artillery: 1 785 621
Self-propelled artillery: 510 461
Rocket artillery: 115 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 260
Fighter aircraft: 125 0
Multirole aircraf: 190 46
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 250 126

Navy

Total naval: 67 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 0

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.