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Indonesia vs Taiwan

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Indonesia is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 1,904,569 km2 (land boundries: 2,958 km and costline 54,716 km). The capital of Indonesia is Jakarta. The number of inhabitants is 270,203,917.

The Indonesian military inventory comes from a wide variety of sources. Indonesia has a growing defense industry fueled by technology transfers and cooperation agreements with several countries. The Indonesian Government publicly said in 2022 that growing its domestic defense industry is a national priority over the next 5-10 years.

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Taiwan is a country located in Eastern Asia with an area of 36,193 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 1,566.3 km). The capital of Taiwan is Taipei. The number of inhabitants is 23,568,378.

The Taiwan military is armed mostly with second-hand weapons and equipment provided by the USA. Taiwan also has a domestic defense industry capable of building a range of military equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 9 billion $ 19.1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.6% 2.3%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 400,000 180,000
Reserve personnel: 400,000 1,657,000
Available for military: 131,000,000 5,883,828

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 241 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,319 1,714
Total artillery: 796 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 145 440
Rocket artillery: 90 126

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 465 814
Fighter aircraft: 5 129
Multirole aircraft: 44 189
Attack aircraft: 51 0
Helicopters: 203 237
UCAV (combat drone): 6 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 347 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 7 22
Corvettes: 24 1
Submarines: 4 4

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Indonesia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Indonesia

18-27 years of age for voluntary or compulsory military service; 2-year conscript service obligation; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.

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.