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Military power of Australia & Switzerland

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Australia vs Switzerland

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Country: Australia (AU) Switzerland (CH)
Capital: Canberra Bern
Population: 25,807,800 8,570,146
Area: 7,692,024 km2 41,285 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 0.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 140,000
Reserve personnel: 28,878 80,000
Available for military: 5,316,464 1,852,580

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 1,500
Total artillery: 235 224
Self-propelled artillery: 0 224
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 193
Fighter aircraft: 0 40
Multirole aircraf: 133 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 130 45
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Switzerland

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.