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Military power of Russia and Australia

Country: Russia Australia
Capital: Moscow Canberra
Population: 144 554 993 24 399 300
Area: 17 098 242 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 19 338
Available for military: 34 765 736 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 2 580
Total artillery: 14 533 235
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 0
Rocket artillery: 4 020 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 450
Fighter aircraft: 629 0
Multirole aircraf: 428 97
Attack aircraft: 752 0
Helicopters: 1 360 187

Navy

Total naval: 313 49
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 11
Corvettes: 83 0
Submarines: 61 6

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.