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Military power of Taiwan & Canada

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Taiwan vs Canada

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Canada (CA)
Capital: Taipei Ottawa
Population: 23,568,378 38,048,738
Area: 36,193 km2 9,984,670 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290,000 67,492
Reserve personnel: 2,800,000 36,381
Available for military: 5,883,828 8,031,266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,160 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 3,148
Total artillery: 1,944 161
Self-propelled artillery: 440 0
Rocket artillery: 126 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 405
Fighter aircraft: 129 0
Multirole aircraf: 189 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 237 165
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 12
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 4 4

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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