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Taiwan Peninsula Shield Force

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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The Peninsula Shield Force is the military arm of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Members of PSF: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. As of March 2011, the Peninsula Shield Force was commanded by Saudi Major General Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azima and has about 40 thousand troops.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 19.1 billion $ 97.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 0%

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: 180,000 611,550
Reserve personnel: 1,657,000 470,000
Available for military: 5,883,828 11,870,201

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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 1,767
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 16,249
Total artillery: 1,944 3,040
Self-propelled artillery: 440 739
Rocket artillery: 126 407

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 2,122
Fighter aircraft: 129 141
Multirole aircraft: 189 255
Attack aircraft: 0 157
Helicopters: 237 793
UCAV (combat drone): 0 6

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: 96 205
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 11
Corvettes: 1 21
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.

Peninsula Shield Force

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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.

Peninsula Shield Force

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