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Military power of Taiwan & Turkey

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Taiwan vs Turkey

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Turkey (TR)
Capital: Taipei Ankara
Population: 23,568,378 83,614,362
Area: 36,193 km2 783,562 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 21.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 2.9%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 355,200
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 378,700
Available for military: 5,883,828 21,079,077

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 2,435
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 7,947
Total artillery: 1,944 2,546
Self-propelled artillery: 440 1,087
Rocket artillery: 126 462

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 1,547
Fighter aircraft: 129 49
Multirole aircraf: 189 245
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 237 606
UCAV (combat drone): 0 186

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 16
Corvettes: 1 9
Submarines: 4 12

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Turkey

Turkey participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Turkey

21-41 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary service; 12 months conscript obligation for non-university graduates, 6-12 months for university graduates (graduates of higher education may perform 6 months of military service as short-term privates, or 12 months as reserve officers); conscripts are called to register at age 20, for service at 21; women serve in the Turkish Armed Forces only as officers; reserve obligation to age 41; Turkish citizens with a residence or work permit who have worked abroad for at least 3 years (1095 days) can be exempt from military service in exchange for 6,000 EUR or its equivalent in foreign currencies; a law passed in December 2014 introduced a one-time payment scheme which exempted Turkish citizens 27 and older from conscription in exchange for a payment of $8,150.