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Military power of Canada & Germany

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Canada vs Germany

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Country: Canada (CA) Germany (DE)
Capital: Ottawa Berlin
Population: 38,048,738 83,166,711
Area: 9,984,670 km2 357,168 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67,492 183,907
Reserve personnel: 36,381 30,050
Available for military: 8,031,266 18,529,299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,148 3,874
Total artillery: 161 401
Self-propelled artillery: 0 121
Rocket artillery: 0 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 662
Fighter aircraft: 0 141
Multirole aircraf: 103 90
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 347
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 12
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 4 6

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.