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Ukraine vs Taiwan

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Country: Ukraine (UA) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Kiev Taipei
Population: 44 429 471 23 519 518
Area: 603 500 km2 36 193 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 200 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 11 149 646 5 883 828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 045 1 280
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 127 2 050
Total artillery: 3 973 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 1 236 510
Rocket artillery: 693 115

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 425 787
Fighter aircraft: 39 125
Multirole aircraf: 0 190
Attack aircraft: 25 0
Helicopters: 243 250

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Navy

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Total naval: 40 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 1 20
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 0 4

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Nuclear weapons

Ukraine

Although Ukraine has never produced its own nuclear weapon to this day, we should bear in mind that back in the days, Ukraine possessed approximately 5,000 nuclear weapons. This is all due to the fact that before 1991, Ukraine was a part of the Soviet Union. However, as a consequence of its dissolution, all the countries that were satellites or were forcefully attached to Soviet Union, received number of warheads. They were once the property of the Soviet Union. Nevertheless, after Ukraine became independent, they received everything that was the part of the USSR, even nuclear warheads. As a result of that, Ukraine became the third largest holder of nuclear weapons in the world.

Ukraine decided to get rid of these weapons quite quickly. Three years later, in 1994 that is, they joined Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. In 1996, all the warheads were moved and disassembled in Russia.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Ukraine

18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months

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.