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Military power of Japan & Canada

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Japan vs Canada

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Country: Japan (JP) Canada (CA)
Capital: Tokyo Ottawa
Population: 125,360,000 38,048,738
Area: 377,944 km2 9,984,670 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247,150 67,492
Reserve personnel: 56,100 36,381
Available for military: 27,301,443 8,031,266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,004 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 3,148
Total artillery: 623 161
Self-propelled artillery: 214 0
Rocket artillery: 99 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,444 405
Fighter aircraft: 155 0
Multirole aircraf: 79 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 698 165
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 140 62
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 12
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 22 4

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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