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Military power of Taiwan & Brazil

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Taiwan vs Brazil

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Brazil (BR)
Capital: Taipei Brasília
Population: 23,568,378 210,147,125
Area: 36,193 km2 8,515,767 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 26.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 1.5%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 334,500
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 1,340,000
Available for military: 5,883,828 53,350,703

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 1,769
Total artillery: 1,944 956
Self-propelled artillery: 440 212
Rocket artillery: 126 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 749
Fighter aircraft: 129 47
Multirole aircraf: 189 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 237 249
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 108
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 8
Corvettes: 1 3
Submarines: 4 5

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Brazil

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.

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.