Australian Armed forces

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Population: 23 948 900
Area: 7 692 024 km2
Capital: Canberra

Ethnic groups: English 25.9%, Australian 25.4%, Irish 7.5%, Scottish 6.4%, Italian 3.3%, German 3.2%, Chinese 3.1%, Indian 1.4%, Greek 1.4%, Dutch 1.2%, other 15.8% (includes Australian aboriginal .5%), unspecified 5.4%

Religions: Protestant 30.1%, Catholic 25.3%, other Christian 2.9%, Orthodox 2.8%, Buddhist 2.5%, Muslim 2.2%, Hindu 1.3%, other 1.3%, none 22.3%, unspecified 9.3%

Military branches: (Australian Defense Force) Australian Army; Royal Australian Navy (includes Naval Aviation Force); Royal Australian Air Force; Joint Operations Command (JOC).

Military service age and obligation: 17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu25,4 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1,8%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu57 982

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu25 398

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu5 316 464


Possession of nuclear weapons:
NO

Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu59

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu2 009


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu71

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0


Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
M1A1 Abrams59

AFVs

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
--

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
--

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu384


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu97

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu121


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Multirole aircraft

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
ARH Tiger22
-MRH-90 Taipan27
UH-60 Black Hawk34
CH-47F Chinook7
-Bell 206 Kiowa31

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu50


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu12

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
-Canberra class1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
Anzac class8
-Adelaide class4

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Collins class6
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