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Military power of Taiwan and Canada

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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