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Military power of Taiwan and Russia

Country: Taiwan Russia
Capital: Taipei Moscow
Population: 23 519 518 144 554 993
Area: 36 193 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 30 201
Total artillery: 1 785 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 510 5 943
Rocket artillery: 115 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 125 629
Multirole aircraf: 190 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 250 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 67 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 4 19
Frigates: 20 6
Corvettes: 0 83
Submarines: 4 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.