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Military power of Taiwan and Syria

Country: Taiwan Syria
Capital: Taipei Damascus
Population: 23 519 518 17 064 854
Area: 36 193 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 290 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 0
Available for military: 5 883 828 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 4 000
Total artillery: 1 785 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 510 460
Rocket artillery: 115 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 706
Fighter aircraft: 125 278
Multirole aircraf: 190 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 250 163

Navy

Total naval: 67 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 2

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.