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Military power of Taiwan and Poland

Country: Taiwan Poland
Capital: Taipei Warsaw
Population: 23 519 518 38 454 576
Area: 36 193 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 515 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 2 358
Total artillery: 1 785 706
Self-propelled artillery: 510 454
Rocket artillery: 115 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 539
Fighter aircraft: 125 32
Multirole aircraf: 190 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 250 283

Navy

Total naval: 67 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 2
Corvettes: 0 1
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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.