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Military power of Australia & Sweden

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Country: Australia (AU) Sweden (SE)
Capital: Canberra Stockholm
Population: 24 399 300 9 851 017
Area: 7 692 024 km2 450 295 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 25 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 1,24%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 58 061 30 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 34 500
Available for military: 5 316 464 2 065 782

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 120
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 2 719
Total artillery: 235 268
Self-propelled artillery: 0 48
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 450 240
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 97 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 187 53

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Navy

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Total naval: 49 213
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 6 5

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Sweden

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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.