Taiwan Armed forces

Taiwan
Population
23,568,378
Military budget
13 billion $
Active personnel
290,000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Taipei
Area: 36,193 km2
Population: 23,568,378
Etnic groups: Taiwanese(including Hakka) 84%, mainland Chinese 14%, indigenous 2%
Religions: Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%

Military branches

The Republic of China Armed Forces (中華民國國軍) Army, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Air Force, Military Police Command, Armed Forces Reserve Command, Coast Guard Administration

Military service

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
13 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
2.3

Manpower

Active personnel
290,000

(China)

Reserve
2,800,000

(China)

Available
5,883,828

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
1,160

(Russia)

AFV
1,714

(USA)

Artillery
1,944

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
440

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
126
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-CM-11450
-M41D100

AFVs

TypeNameNumber

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-M110A275

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Kung Feng VI72

Air Forces

Total aircraft
814

(USA)

Fighters
129

(China)

Multirole
189

(USA)

Attack
0

(Russia)

Helicopters
237

(USA)

UCAV (combat drone)
0

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Northrop F-526

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Bell 20629
-McDonnell Douglas MD 500 Defender7
-AH-1W SuperCobra62
-Bell OH-58D Kiowa37
-Eurocopter EC2253

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
--

Navy

Total naval
96

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
4

(USA)

Frigates
22

(China)

Corvettes
1

(Russia)

Submarines
4

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
-Kee Lung class4

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Chi Yang class6

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Tuo Chiang-class1

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Hai Shih class2
-Hai Lung class2

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.