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Military power of Iran & Taiwan

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Iran vs Taiwan

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Country: Iran (IR) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Tehran Taipei
Population: 83,183,741 23,568,378
Area: 1,648,195 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.4 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.8% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 610,000 290,000
Reserve personnel: 350,000 2,800,000
Available for military: 23,619,215 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,842 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,555 1,714
Total artillery: 4,873 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 1,030 440
Rocket artillery: 1,755 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 973 814
Fighter aircraft: 112 129
Multirole aircraf: 75 189
Attack aircraft: 23 0
Helicopters: 519 237
UCAV (combat drone): 83 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 272 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 6 22
Corvettes: 3 1
Submarines: 19 4

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Nuclear weapons

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.

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.