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Military power of Taiwan & Switzerland

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Taiwan vs Switzerland

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Switzerland (CH)
Capital: Taipei Bern
Population: 23,568,378 8,570,146
Area: 36,193 km2 41,285 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 0.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 80,000
Available for military: 5,883,828 1,852,580

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 1,500
Total artillery: 1,944 224
Self-propelled artillery: 440 224
Rocket artillery: 126 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 193
Fighter aircraft: 129 40
Multirole aircraf: 189 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 237 45
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Switzerland

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.