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Military power of Germany & Taiwan

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Germany vs Taiwan

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Country: Germany (DE) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Berlin Taipei
Population: 83,166,711 23,568,378
Area: 357,168 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 183,907 290,000
Reserve personnel: 30,050 2,800,000
Available for military: 18,529,299 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,874 1,714
Total artillery: 401 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 121 440
Rocket artillery: 38 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 662 814
Fighter aircraft: 141 129
Multirole aircraf: 90 189
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 347 237
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 65 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 12 22
Corvettes: 5 1
Submarines: 6 4

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.