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Military power of Vietnam and Canada

Country: Vietnam Canada
Capital: Hanoi Ottawa
Population: 92 700 000 35 151 728
Area: 332 698 km2 9 984 670 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Canada military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 119 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 8 031 266

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 146×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 3 148
Total artillery: 2 524 161
Self-propelled artillery: 280 0
Rocket artillery: 1 094 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 405
Fighter aircraft: 37 0
Multirole aircraf: 24 103
Attack aircraft: 36 0
Helicopters: 145 165

Navy

Total naval: 173 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 12
Corvettes: 23 0
Submarines: 6 4

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

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