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Military power of India & Taiwan

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India vs Taiwan

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Country: India (IN) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: New Delhi Taipei
Population: 1,352,642,280 23,568,378
Area: 3,287,590 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 67 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 2.3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,455,550 290,000
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 2,800,000
Available for military: 319,129,420 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,614 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 1,714
Total artillery: 2,799 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 100 440
Rocket artillery: 960 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2,263 814
Fighter aircraft: 173 129
Multirole aircraf: 405 189
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 729 237
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 267 96
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 11 4
Frigates: 13 22
Corvettes: 23 1
Submarines: 16 4

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Nuclear weapons

India

India is not a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. India maintains a "no first use" nuclear policy

India has not released any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal. As of January 2020, India was estimated to have around 150 warheads.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.