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Military power of Saudi Arabia & Australia

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Saudi Arabia vs Australia

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Country: Saudi Arabia (SA) Australia (AU)
Capital: Riyadh Canberra
Population: 34,218,169 25,807,800
Area: 2,149,690 km2 7,692,024 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57.5 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 8.4% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 505,000 59,095
Reserve personnel: 325,000 28,878
Available for military: 8,240,714 5,316,464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,142 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9,096 1,796
Total artillery: 757 235
Self-propelled artillery: 474 0
Rocket artillery: 122 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 855 433
Fighter aircraft: 62 0
Multirole aircraf: 54 133
Attack aircraft: 168 0
Helicopters: 341 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 7 8
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 6

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Nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.