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Military power of Germany & Canada

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Germany vs Canada

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Country: Germany (DE) Canada (CA)
Capital: Berlin Ottawa
Population: 82 175 700 35 151 728
Area: 357 168 km2 9 984 670 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 178 334 68 250
Reserve personnel: 40 000 119 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 8 031 266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 3 148
Total artillery: 440 161
Self-propelled artillery: 148 0
Rocket artillery: 50 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 785 405
Fighter aircraft: 134 0
Multirole aircraf: 115 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 358 165

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 12
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 4

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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