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Military power of United Arab Emirates and Taiwan

Country: United Arab Emirates Taiwan
Capital: Abu Dhabi Taipei
Population: 5 927 482 23 519 518
Area: 83 600 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Arab Emirates military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 0 2 800 000
Available for military: 3 240 000 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 2 050
Total artillery: 306 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 183 510
Rocket artillery: 68 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 787
Fighter aircraft: 0 125
Multirole aircraf: 146 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 202 250

Navy

Total naval: 72 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 20
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 0 4

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.