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Military power of France and Canada

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

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 203 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 68 000 119 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 8 031 266

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 076 405
Fighter aircraft: 38 0
Multirole aircraf: 150 103
Attack aircraft: 89 0
Helicopters: 512 165

Navy

Total naval: 109 62
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 11 12
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 10 4

Military service

France

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

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