Australia from Country Military Database dataset
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Source dataset: Country Military Database dataset , curated by  Vince J

  About Australia

Australia's defence budget is the highest in Oceania. Australia allocates about 1.90% of its GDP (estimated at US$25,912M) for its defence budget. Its percentage of GDP allocated to defence spending is the highest in Oceania.

Australia has the largest military force in Oceania. Australia has a military of 88,700 personnel, with 58,600 active (largest in Oceania) and 30,100 in reserve, making up 3.8 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its per-capita military is the second-highest in Oceania.

Australia's battle tank force is the largest in Oceania. On land, Australia has a mobile force of 59 tanks. For aerial defence, Australia has an air force of 146 military aircrafts and 39 attack helicopters.

Australia has the largest naval fleet in Oceania. Australia has a naval fleet of 21 vessels, including 6 non-nuclear submarines. The naval fleet also possesses numerous warships, including 10 frigates and 2 destroyers.


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