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Military power of Saudi Arabia and Australia

Country: Saudi Arabia Australia
Capital: Riyadh Canberra
Population: 30 770 375 24 399 300
Area: 2 149 690 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description Australia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 0 19 338
Available for military: 8 240 714 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 2 580
Total artillery: 757 235
Self-propelled artillery: 363 0
Rocket artillery: 122 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 450
Fighter aircraft: 86 0
Multirole aircraf: 72 97
Attack aircraft: 150 0
Helicopters: 324 187

Navy

Total naval: 27 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 11
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 6

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.