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Taiwan vs Iraq

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Iraq (IQ)
Capital: Taipei Baghdad
Population: 23,568,378 38,433,600
Area: 36,193 km2 437,072 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 3.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 650,000
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 553,000
Available for military: 5,883,828 11,700,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 309
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 4,631
Total artillery: 1,944 194
Self-propelled artillery: 440 44
Rocket artillery: 126 30

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 285
Fighter aircraft: 129 0
Multirole aircraf: 189 34
Attack aircraft: 0 55
Helicopters: 237 156
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 59
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 0
Corvettes: 1 2
Submarines: 4 0

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iraq

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.

Iraq

18-49 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription.