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Australia vs Taiwan

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Country: Australia (AU) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Canberra Taipei
Population: 24 399 300 23 519 518
Area: 7 692 024 km2 36 193 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 25 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 58 061 290 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 2 800 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 5 883 828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 1 280
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 2 050
Total artillery: 235 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 0 510
Rocket artillery: 0 115

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 450 787
Fighter aircraft: 0 125
Multirole aircraf: 97 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 187 250

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Navy

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Total naval: 49 67
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 11 20
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 4

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

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.