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Military power of United Arab Emirates & Taiwan

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United Arab Emirates vs Taiwan

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Country: United Arab Emirates (AE) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Abu Dhabi Taipei
Population: 9,890,400 23,568,378
Area: 83,600 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100,000 290,000
Reserve personnel: 90,000 2,800,000
Available for military: 3,240,000 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 354 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,980 1,714
Total artillery: 398 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 183 440
Rocket artillery: 139 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 510 814
Fighter aircraft: 0 129
Multirole aircraf: 137 189
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 215 237
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 79 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 22
Corvettes: 9 1
Submarines: 0 4

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Nuclear weapons

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.