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A hypothetical military alliance between China and Russia. The two countries share a land border and they signed the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation in 2001. A twenty-year strategic treaty extended or another 5 years after its expiration in February 2022. China is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion people, on the other hand Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres.

Currently, China focuses on domestic weapon designs and manufacturing, while still importing certain military products from Russia, such as jet engines. In September 2018, Russia hosted the militaries of China and Mongolia as a part of the Vostok 2018 military exercise. Russia and China flew joint bomber patrols over the Pacific. China refused to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Following the implementation of international sanctions during the war, China provided economic relief to Russia.

Australia is a country located in Oceania with an area of 7,692,024 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 25,760 km). The capital of Australia is Canberra. The number of inhabitants is 25,807,800.

Australia has been part of the Australia, New Zealand, and US Security (ANZUS) Treaty. In 2021, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced an enhanced trilateral security partnership called “AUKUS” which would build on existing bilateral ties. The Australian military's inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. USA is the largest supplier of arms. The Australian defense industry produces a variety of land and sea weapons platforms.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 358.9 billion $ 34.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 3,035,000 60,330
Reserve personnel: 4,000,000 29,740
Available for military: 420,586,837 5,316,464

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18,017 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 38,302 1,796
Total artillery: 25,360 235
Self-propelled artillery: 9,163 0
Rocket artillery: 7,471 0

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 9,048 433
Fighter aircraft: 1,389 0
Multirole aircraft: 1,512 133
Attack aircraft: 809 0
Helicopters: 3,020 130
UCAV (combat drone): 251 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 1,395 45
Aircraftcarriers: 5 2
Destroyers: 52 3
Frigates: 65 8
Corvettes: 153 0
Submarines: 140 6

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

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Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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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.