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Military power of Taiwan & Australia

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Taiwan vs Australia

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Australia (AU)
Capital: Taipei Canberra
Population: 23,568,378 25,807,800
Area: 36,193 km2 7,692,024 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 59,095
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 28,878
Available for military: 5,883,828 5,316,464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 1,796
Total artillery: 1,944 235
Self-propelled artillery: 440 0
Rocket artillery: 126 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 433
Fighter aircraft: 129 0
Multirole aircraf: 189 133
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 237 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 4 3
Frigates: 22 8
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 4 6

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.