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Military power of China & Canada

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Country: China (CN) Canada (CA)
Capital: Beijing Ottawa
Population: 1 373 541 278 35 151 728
Area: 9 596 961 km2 9 984 670 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 228 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 2 300 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 8 000 000 119 000
Available for military: 385 821 101 8 031 266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 7 760 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 000 3 148
Total artillery: 9 726 161
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 0
Rocket artillery: 1 770 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 4 182 405
Fighter aircraft: 1 150 0
Multirole aircraf: 629 103
Attack aircraft: 270 0
Helicopters: 1 170 165

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 780 62
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 54 12
Corvettes: 42 0
Submarines: 76 4

Total naval

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Military service

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.

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