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Germany is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 357,168 km2 (land boundries: 3,694 km and costline 2,389 km). The capital of Germany is Berlin. The number of inhabitants is 83,166,711.

Germany joined NATO in May 1955. The German Army has incorporated a joint Franco-German mechanized infantry brigade since 1989, a Dutch airmobile infantry brigade, and a Dutch mechanized infantry brigade. the German Federal Armed Forces inventory is mostly comprised of weapons systems produced domestically or jointly with other European countries and from the United States. Germany's defense industry is capable of manufacturing the full spectrum of military weapons systems, and is one of the world's leading arms exporters.

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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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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 78 billion $ 27 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.4%

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: 183,638 68,000
Reserve personnel: 34,600 27,000
Available for military: 18,529,299 8,031,266

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

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Tanks: 328 82
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,874 1,693
Total artillery: 401 163
Self-propelled artillery: 121 0
Rocket artillery: 38 0

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: 662 417
Fighter aircraft: 141 0
Multirole aircraft: 90 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 347 165
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: 65 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 12
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 4

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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