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Military power of Australia and Vietnam

Country: Australia Vietnam
Capital: Canberra Hanoi
Population: 24 399 300 92 700 000
Area: 7 692 024 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Australia military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 482 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 3 000 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 2 380
Total artillery: 235 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 0 280
Rocket artillery: 0 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 274
Fighter aircraft: 0 37
Multirole aircraf: 97 24
Attack aircraft: 0 36
Helicopters: 187 145

Navy

Total naval: 49 173
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 7
Corvettes: 0 23
Submarines: 6 6

Military service

Australia

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.