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Military power of Canada & Taiwan

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Canada vs Taiwan

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Country: Canada (CA) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Ottawa Taipei
Population: 38,048,738 23,568,378
Area: 9,984,670 km2 36,193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67,492 290,000
Reserve personnel: 36,381 2,800,000
Available for military: 8,031,266 5,883,828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 1,160
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,148 1,714
Total artillery: 161 1,944
Self-propelled artillery: 0 440
Rocket artillery: 0 126

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 814
Fighter aircraft: 0 129
Multirole aircraf: 103 189
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 237
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 12 22
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 4 4

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

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

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.