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Venezuela vs Australia

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Venezuela Australia

Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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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: 0.7 billion $ 33 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.35% 2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 330,000 60,330
Reserve personnel: 8,000 29,740
Available for military: 8,000,000 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: 312 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,000 1,796
Total artillery: 200 235
Self-propelled artillery: 60 0
Rocket artillery: 36 0

Tanks

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

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Total aircraft: 263 433
Fighter aircraft: 6 0
Multirole aircraft: 42 133
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 81 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 46 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 2 8
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 2 6

Total naval

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

Venezuela

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

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.