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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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Jordan is a country located in Middle East with an area of 89,341 km2 (land boundries: 1,744 km and costline 26 km). The capital of Jordan is Amman. The number of inhabitants is 10,658,123.

Jordan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. The JAF inventory is comprised of a wide mix of imported equipment from Europe, Russia, and the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 19.1 billion $ 2.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 6.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 180,000 100,500
Reserve personnel: 1,657,000 65,000
Available for military: 5,883,828 3,285,575

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 1,588
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 3,653
Total artillery: 1,944 633
Self-propelled artillery: 440 461
Rocket artillery: 126 88

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: 814 255
Fighter aircraft: 129 0
Multirole aircraft: 189 44
Attack aircraft: 0 4
Helicopters: 237 140
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 0
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 4 0

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.

Jordan

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.