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Military power of Taiwan & Syria

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Taiwan vs Syria

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Syria (SY)
Capital: Taipei Damascus
Population: 23,568,378 17,500,657
Area: 36,193 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 5%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 0
Available for military: 5,883,828 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 3,810
Total artillery: 1,944 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 440 424
Rocket artillery: 126 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 518
Fighter aircraft: 129 110
Multirole aircraf: 189 40
Attack aircraft: 0 96
Helicopters: 237 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 37
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.

Syria

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.