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Taiwan vs Greece

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Taiwan Greece

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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Greece is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 131,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,110 km and costline 13,676 km). The capital of Greece is Athens. The number of inhabitants is 10,718,565.

Greece joined NATO in 1952. The inventory of the Hellenic Armed Forces consists mostly of a mix of imported weapons from Europe and the USA. Germany is the leading supplier of weapons systems. Greece entered into a security agreement with France in 2021 that included the sale of frigates and fighter aircraft to augment its aging weapons systems. Greece's defense industry also is capable of producing a range of military hardware

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 2.6%

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: 290,000 107,600
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 221,600
Available for military: 5,883,828 2,535,174

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

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Tanks: 1,160 1,365
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 4,126
Total artillery: 1,944 1,469
Self-propelled artillery: 440 588
Rocket artillery: 126 152

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 855
Fighter aircraft: 129 35
Multirole aircraft: 189 202
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 237 427
UCAV (combat drone): 0 3

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: 96 236
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 13
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 4 11

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Greece

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.

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.