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Vietnam is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 332,698 km2 (land boundries: 4,616 km and costline 3,444 km (excludes islands)). The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi. The number of inhabitants is 96,208,984.

The PAVN is armed largely with weapons and equipment from Russia and the former Soviet Union. Russia has remained the main supplier of newer PAVN military equipment, although in recent years Vietnam has purchased arms from more than a dozen other countries. Vietnam has a limited defense industry

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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: 6.2 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 482,000 59,095
Reserve personnel: 3,000,000 28,878
Available for military: 30,000,000 5,316,464

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,829 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,820 1,796
Total artillery: 2,000 235
Self-propelled artillery: 180 0
Rocket artillery: 450 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: 271 433
Fighter aircraft: 11 0
Multirole aircraft: 35 133
Attack aircraft: 34 0
Helicopters: 99 130
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: 96 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 9 8
Corvettes: 14 0
Submarines: 6 6

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

Vietnam

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

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.