Compare armed forces

Military power of Taiwan & Philippines

Taiwan flag svg Philippines flag svg

Taiwan vs Philippines

Show map
Taiwan Philippines
Map of the world.
Country: Taiwan (TW) Philippines (PH)
Capital: Taipei Manila
Population: 23,568,378 106,651,394
Area: 36,193 km2 300,000 km2
More: Taiwan military forces description Philippines military forces description
Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

small flag TW TW small flag PH PH
Military budget: 13 billion $ 4.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 1.2%

Military budget

small flag TW

(USA)

small flag PH

(USA)

More

Manpower

small flag TW TW small flag PH PH
Active personnel: 290,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 770,000
Available for military: 5,883,828 25,614,135

Active

small flag TW

(China)

small flag PH

(China)

More

Land Forces

small flag TW TW small flag PH PH
Tanks: 1,160 0
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 672
Total artillery: 1,944 323
Self-propelled artillery: 440 0
Rocket artillery: 126 0

Tanks

tank svg
More

Air Forces

small flag TW TW small flag PH PH
Total aircraft: 814 219
Fighter aircraft: 129 12
Multirole aircraf: 189 0
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 237 127
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

airplane svg
small flag

(USA)

small flag

(USA)

More

Navy

small flag TW TW small flag PH PH
Total naval: 96 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 3
Corvettes: 1 10
Submarines: 4 0

Total naval

ship svg
small flag

(China)

small flag

(China)

More

Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Philippines

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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).