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Military power of Canada and France

Country: Canada France
Capital: Ottawa Paris
Population: 35 151 728 67 013 000
Area: 9 984 670 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 300 warheads
More: Canada military forces description France military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 68 250 215 019
Reserve personnel: 119 000 27 680
Available for military: 8 031 266 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 146 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 6 352
Total artillery: 161 448
Self-propelled artillery: 0 330
Rocket artillery: 0 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 405 1 036
Fighter aircraft: 0 35
Multirole aircraf: 103 150
Attack aircraft: 0 84
Helicopters: 165 480

Navy

Total naval: 62 110
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 12 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 10

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.