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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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Syria is a country located in Middle East with an area of 185,180 km2 (land boundries: 2,363 km and costline 193 km). The capital of Syria is Damascus. The number of inhabitants is 17,500,657.

The SAF's inventory is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era equipment. Russia has supplied nearly all of Syria's imported weapons systems, although China and Iran have also provided military equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 5%

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: 67,492 169,000
Reserve personnel: 36,381 0
Available for military: 8,031,266 11,550,000

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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 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,693 3,810
Total artillery: 163 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 0 424
Rocket artillery: 0 582

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 417 518
Fighter aircraft: 0 110
Multirole aircraf: 98 40
Attack aircraft: 0 96
Helicopters: 165 167
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 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

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

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.