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Military power of Germany & Australia

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Germany vs Australia

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Country: Germany (DE) Australia (AU)
Capital: Berlin Canberra
Population: 82 175 700 24 399 300
Area: 357 168 km2 7 692 024 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1,88%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 178 334 58 061
Reserve personnel: 40 000 19 338
Available for military: 18 529 299 5 316 464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 2 580
Total artillery: 440 235
Self-propelled artillery: 148 0
Rocket artillery: 50 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 785 450
Fighter aircraft: 134 0
Multirole aircraf: 115 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 358 187

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 11
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 6

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.