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Military power of Canada and Australia

Country: Canada Australia
Capital: Ottawa Canberra
Population: 35 151 728 24 399 300
Area: 9 984 670 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Canada military forces description Australia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 68 250 58 061
Reserve personnel: 119 000 19 338
Available for military: 8 031 266 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 146 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 2 580
Total artillery: 161 235
Self-propelled artillery: 0 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 405 450
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 103 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 187

Navy

Total naval: 62 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 6

Military service

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

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.