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Military power of Taiwan and Philippines

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Country: Taiwan Philippines
Capital: Taipei Manila
Population: 23 519 518 102 984 100
Area: 36 193 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 125 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 131 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 25 614 135

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Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 672
Total artillery: 1 785 323
Self-propelled artillery: 510 0
Rocket artillery: 115 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 221
Fighter aircraft: 125 2
Multirole aircraf: 190 0
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 250 124

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Navy

Total naval: 67 132
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 4
Corvettes: 0 12
Submarines: 4 0

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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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).