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Australian Armed forces

Australia
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
24 399 300
25 billion $
58 061
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Canberra
Area: 7 692 024 km2
Population: 24 399 300
Etnic 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

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
25 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
1,88

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Manpower

Active personnel
58 061

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
19 338

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
5 316 464

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
59

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
2 580

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
235

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
0

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

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 gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
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Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
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Air Forces

Total aircraft
450

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
97

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
187

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

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

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
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Multirole aircraft

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
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Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Bell 206 Kiowa27
-Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk40
-Eurocopter Ecureuil13

Navy

Total naval
49

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Aircraftcarriers
2

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Destroyers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Frigates
11

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Corvettes
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
6

% of the highest value in the world (China)

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

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber