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Taiwan vs Canada

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Taiwan is a country located in Eastern Asia with an area of 36,193 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 1,566.3 km). The capital of Taiwan is Taipei. The number of inhabitants is 23,568,378.

The Taiwan military is armed mostly with second-hand weapons and equipment provided by the USA. Taiwan also has a domestic defense industry capable of building a range of military equipment.

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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: 19.1 billion $ 27 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 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: 180,000 68,000
Reserve personnel: 1,657,000 27,000
Available for military: 5,883,828 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: 1,160 82
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 1,693
Total artillery: 1,944 163
Self-propelled artillery: 440 0
Rocket artillery: 126 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: 814 417
Fighter aircraft: 129 0
Multirole aircraft: 189 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 237 165
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: 96 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 12
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 4 4

Total naval

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

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.

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