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Military power of Australia & Germany

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Australia vs Germany

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Country: Australia (AU) Germany (DE)
Capital: Canberra Berlin
Population: 25,807,800 83,166,711
Area: 7,692,024 km2 357,168 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 183,907
Reserve personnel: 28,878 30,050
Available for military: 5,316,464 18,529,299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 3,874
Total artillery: 235 401
Self-propelled artillery: 0 121
Rocket artillery: 0 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 662
Fighter aircraft: 0 141
Multirole aircraf: 133 90
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 130 347
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 65
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 3 0
Frigates: 8 12
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 6 6

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.