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Australia is a country located in Oceania with an area of 7,692,024 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 25,760 km). The capital of Australia is Canberra. The number of inhabitants is 25,807,800.

Australia has been part of the Australia, New Zealand, and US Security (ANZUS) Treaty. In 2021, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced an enhanced trilateral security partnership called “AUKUS” which would build on existing bilateral ties. The Australian military's inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. USA is the largest supplier of arms. The Australian defense industry produces a variety of land and sea weapons platforms.

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Brazil is a country located in Eastern South America with an area of 8,515,767 km2 (land boundries: 16,145 km and costline 7,491 km). The capital of Brazil is Brasília. The number of inhabitants is 210,147,125.

Brazil has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. MNNA status provides military and economic privileges, but it does not entail any security obligations. The Brazilian military's inventory consists of a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons, largely from Europe and the US. Brazil's defense industry is capable of designing and manufacturing equipment for all three military services

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34.4 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.1%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 60,330 334,500
Reserve personnel: 29,740 1,340,000
Available for military: 5,316,464 53,350,703

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 1,696
Total artillery: 235 760
Self-propelled artillery: 0 136
Rocket artillery: 0 78

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 473
Fighter aircraft: 0 45
Multirole aircraft: 133 3
Attack aircraft: 0 77
Helicopters: 130 182
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 45 216
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 3 0
Frigates: 8 6
Corvettes: 0 2
Submarines: 6 7

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.