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Peninsula Shield Force vs Taiwan

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The Peninsula Shield Force is the military arm of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Members of PSF: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. As of March 2011, the Peninsula Shield Force was commanded by Saudi Major General Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azima and has about 40 thousand troops.

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: 99.60001 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 2.3%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 671,550 290,000
Reserve personnel: 430,000 2,800,000
Available for military: 11,870,201 5,883,828

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,588 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 18,326 1,714
Total artillery: 1,265 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 706 440
Rocket artillery: 271 126

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,480 814
Fighter aircraft: 62 129
Multirole aircraf: 205 189
Attack aircraft: 174 0
Helicopters: 603 237
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: 192 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 7 22
Corvettes: 13 1
Submarines: 0 4

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Peninsula Shield Force

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Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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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.