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Philippines is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 300,000 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 36,289 km). The capital of Philippines is Manila. The number of inhabitants is 106,651,394.

The Philippines has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is equipped with a mix of imported weapons systems, particularly second-hand equipment from the USA.

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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: 5 billion $ 27 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 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: 143,100 68,000
Reserve personnel: 70,000 27,000
Available for military: 25,614,135 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: 18 82
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 1,693
Total artillery: 325 163
Self-propelled artillery: 0 0
Rocket artillery: 0 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: 229 417
Fighter aircraft: 12 0
Multirole aircraft: 0 98
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 111 165
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: 196 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 12
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 0 4

Total naval

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

Philippines

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (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