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Military power of Australia & Canada

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Country: Australia (AU) Canada (CA)
Capital: Canberra Ottawa
Population: 25,807,800 38,048,738
Area: 7,692,024 km2 9,984,670 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 67,492
Reserve personnel: 28,878 36,381
Available for military: 5,316,464 8,031,266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 3,148
Total artillery: 235 161
Self-propelled artillery: 0 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 405
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 133 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 130 165
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 62
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 3 0
Frigates: 8 12
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 4

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Canada

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years