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Military power of Taiwan & Iran

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Taiwan vs Iran

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Iran (IR)
Capital: Taipei Tehran
Population: 23 519 518 78 192 200
Area: 36 193 km2 1 648 195 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 2,5%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 350 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 23 619 215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 280 2 531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 1 625
Total artillery: 1 785 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 510 570
Rocket artillery: 115 1 438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 787 850
Fighter aircraft: 125 130
Multirole aircraf: 190 73
Attack aircraft: 0 52
Helicopters: 250 324

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 67 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 4 40

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.