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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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Saudi Arabia is a country located in Middle East with an area of 2,149,690 km2 (land boundries: 4,272 km and costline 2,640 km). The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. The number of inhabitants is 34,218,169.

Saudi-led coalition of Arab states invaded Yemen in 2015. The inventory of the Saudi military forces, including the SANG, includes a mix of mostly modern weapons systems from the US and Europe. The United States is the leading supplier of armaments. In 2021 Saudi Arabia was the world's largest arms importer.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 27 billion $ 75 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 68,000 480,000
Reserve personnel: 27,000 325,000
Available for military: 8,031,266 8,240,714

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 82 1,275
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,693 6,347
Total artillery: 163 2,580
Self-propelled artillery: 0 510
Rocket artillery: 0 252

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 1,407
Fighter aircraft: 0 141
Multirole aircraft: 98 72
Attack aircraft: 0 151
Helicopters: 165 491
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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 34
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 11
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 4 0

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.

Saudi Arabia

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

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.