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Military power of Canada and Taiwan

Country: Canada Taiwan
Capital: Ottawa Taipei
Population: 35 151 728 23 519 518
Area: 9 984 670 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Canada military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 68 250 290 000
Reserve personnel: 119 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 8 031 266 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 146 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 2 050
Total artillery: 161 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 0 510
Rocket artillery: 0 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 405 787
Fighter aircraft: 0 125
Multirole aircraf: 103 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 250

Navy

Total naval: 62 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 12 20
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 4

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

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.