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Military power of Japan and Canada

Country: Japan Canada
Capital: Tokyo Ottawa
Population: 126 880 000 35 151 728
Area: 377 944 km2 9 984 670 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 68 250
Reserve personnel: 56 100 119 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 8 031 266

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 146×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 3 148
Total artillery: 1 179 161
Self-propelled artillery: 226 0
Rocket artillery: 99 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 405
Fighter aircraft: 154 0
Multirole aircraf: 134 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 719 165

Navy

Total naval: 129 62
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 12
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 17 4

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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