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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: 24 399 300 82 175 700
Area: 7 692 024 km2 357 168 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 25 billion $ 44,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 58 061 178 334
Reserve personnel: 19 338 40 000
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: 2 580 3 592
Total artillery: 235 440
Self-propelled artillery: 0 148
Rocket artillery: 0 50

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 450 785
Fighter aircraft: 0 134
Multirole aircraf: 97 115
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 187 358

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Navy

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Total naval: 49 64
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 10
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.