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Military power of Australia & Netherlands

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Australia vs Netherlands

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Country: Australia (AU) Netherlands (NL)
Capital: Canberra Amsterdam
Population: 25,807,800 17,469,635
Area: 7,692,024 km2 41,543 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 13.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 35,400
Reserve personnel: 28,878 4,500
Available for military: 5,316,464 7,728,129

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 1,039
Total artillery: 235 57
Self-propelled artillery: 0 57
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 201
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 133 78
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 130 94
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 56
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 3 4
Frigates: 8 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 4

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Netherlands

Netherlands 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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.