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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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Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.4 billion $ 0.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 0.35%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 68,000 330,000
Reserve personnel: 27,000 8,000
Available for military: 8,031,266 8,000,000

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

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Tanks: 82 312
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,693 1,000
Total artillery: 163 200
Self-propelled artillery: 0 60
Rocket artillery: 0 36

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: 417 263
Fighter aircraft: 0 6
Multirole aircraft: 98 42
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 81
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 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 2
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 4 2

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.

Venezuela

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

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.