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Military power of Canada & Japan

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Canada vs Japan

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Country: Canada (CA) Japan (JP)
Capital: Ottawa Tokyo
Population: 38,048,738 125,360,000
Area: 9,984,670 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67,492 247,150
Reserve personnel: 36,381 56,100
Available for military: 8,031,266 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,148 3,072
Total artillery: 161 623
Self-propelled artillery: 0 214
Rocket artillery: 0 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 0 155
Multirole aircraf: 103 79
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 698
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 140
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 12 2
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 4 22

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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

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.