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Military power of Canada & Australia

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Country: Canada (CA) Australia (AU)
Capital: Ottawa Canberra
Population: 38 048 738 25 807 800
Area: 9 984 670 km2 7 692 024 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67 492 59 095
Reserve personnel: 36 381 28 878
Available for military: 8 031 266 5 316 464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 2 580
Total artillery: 161 235
Self-propelled artillery: 0 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 450
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 103 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 187
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 6

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.