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Military power of Germany and Australia

Country: Germany Australia
Capital: Berlin Canberra
Population: 82 175 700 24 399 300
Area: 357 168 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Australia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 58 061
Reserve personnel: 40 000 19 338
Available for military: 18 529 299 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 2 580
Total artillery: 441 235
Self-propelled artillery: 149 0
Rocket artillery: 50 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 450
Fighter aircraft: 125 0
Multirole aircraf: 93 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 380 187

Navy

Total naval: 64 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 11
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 6

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.