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Military power of Taiwan and Pakistan

Country: Taiwan Pakistan
Capital: Taipei Islamabad
Population: 23 519 518 199 085 847
Area: 36 193 km2 796 095 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 120–130 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 3,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 643 800
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 513 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 48 453 305

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 2 624×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 2 890
Total artillery: 1 785 3 827
Self-propelled artillery: 510 415
Rocket artillery: 115 134

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 1 380
Fighter aircraft: 125 186
Multirole aircraf: 190 210
Attack aircraft: 0 82
Helicopters: 250 583

Navy

Total naval: 67 235
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 10
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 8

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.

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.