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Military power of Syria & Taiwan

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Syria vs Taiwan

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Country: Syria (SY) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Damascus Taipei
Population: 17,500,657 23,568,378
Area: 185,180 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 169,000 290,000
Reserve personnel: 0 2,800,000
Available for military: 11,550,000 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,156 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,810 1,714
Total artillery: 3,156 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 424 440
Rocket artillery: 582 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 518 814
Fighter aircraft: 110 129
Multirole aircraf: 40 189
Attack aircraft: 96 0
Helicopters: 167 237
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 37 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 22
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 0 4

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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.

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.