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Military power of Taiwan and Switzerland

Country: Taiwan Switzerland
Capital: Taipei Bern
Population: 23 519 518 8 306 200
Area: 36 193 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 80 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 1 500
Total artillery: 1 785 224
Self-propelled artillery: 510 224
Rocket artillery: 115 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 193
Fighter aircraft: 125 40
Multirole aircraf: 190 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 250 45

Navy

Total naval: 67 0
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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.