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Military power of Taiwan & Italy

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Taiwan vs Italy

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Italy (IT)
Capital: Taipei Rome
Population: 23,568,378 60,317,116
Area: 36,193 km2 301,338 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 28.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 1.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 165,500
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 18,300
Available for military: 5,883,828 13,865,688

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 2,795
Total artillery: 1,944 275
Self-propelled artillery: 440 164
Rocket artillery: 126 21

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 828
Fighter aircraft: 129 80
Multirole aircraf: 189 93
Attack aircraft: 0 48
Helicopters: 237 365
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 142
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 4 4
Frigates: 22 12
Corvettes: 1 1
Submarines: 4 8

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

Italy participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.