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Military power of United Arab Emirates and Australia

Country: United Arab Emirates Australia
Capital: Abu Dhabi Canberra
Population: 5 927 482 24 399 300
Area: 83 600 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 0 19 338
Available for military: 3 240 000 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 2 580
Total artillery: 306 235
Self-propelled artillery: 183 0
Rocket artillery: 68 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 450
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 146 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 202 187

Navy

Total naval: 72 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 0 6

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.