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Canada is a country located in Northern North America with an area of 9,984,670 km2 (land boundries: 8,891 km and costline 202,080 km). The capital of Canada is Ottawa. The number of inhabitants is 38,048,738.

Canada is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Canada is part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). The Canadian's inventory is a mix of domestically-produced equipment and imported weapons systems from Australia, Europe, Israel, and the USA. The leading supplier is the United States. Canada's defense industry develops, maintains, and produces a range of equipment, including aircraft, combat vehicles, naval vessels.

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The China-DPRK Treaty on Friendship is a treaty signed on 11 July 1961 between North Korea and China. The treaty obligates China militarily to defend North Korea and vice versa.North Korea enjoys a close relationship with China which is often called North Korea's closest ally. The relations were strained in the last few years because of China's concerns about North Korea's nuclear program. Both countries have nuclear weapons.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 253.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67,492 3,465,000
Reserve personnel: 36,381 8,600,000
Available for military: 8,031,266 392,336,380

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 82 11,750
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,693 18,130
Total artillery: 163 20,094
Self-propelled artillery: 0 7,220
Rocket artillery: 0 7,140

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 417 5,590
Fighter aircraft: 0 1,398
Multirole aircraft: 98 1,165
Attack aircraft: 0 308
Helicopters: 165 1,557
UCAV (combat drone): 0 151

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 67 1,709
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 12 56
Corvettes: 0 81
Submarines: 4 146

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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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

China and North Korea

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