Page is to describe ADF of 2025

Estimated population is 28 Mil (22% increase) with no significant increase. Ideally 30 Mil (30% increase). So minimum is 25% increase in numbers to just cover population.

RAAFEdit

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Aircraft
Country of Origin
Role
Versions
Quantity
Service
Notes
Combat Aircraft 138 Total 120 Manned 18 Unmanned
  Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Multi-Role Air Superiority Fighter F-35A 72 RAAF 2OCU - 18
3SQN - 18
75SQN - 18
77SQN - 18
  Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet
Boeing EA-18G Growler
Strike Fighter
Electronic Warfare
F/A-18F
EA-18G
32
16
RAAF 1OCU - 14
1SQN - 18
6SQN - 16
  General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper UCAV MQ-9C 16 RAAF 5SQN - 16
Training + 3x Operational FLTs(4xAVea)

MQ-9C is Certifiable Predator B

ISTAR 39 Total 25 Manned 14 Unmanned
  Boeing 737 AEW&C Airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) E-7 8 RAAF 2SQN - 8
  Boeing P-8 Poseidon Maritime patrol/Strike P-8A 14 RAAF 10SQN - 14
  Gulfstream G550 SIGINT/ELINT & GMTI E-550 4 RAAF 8SQN - 4
  Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk Maritime Surveillance
Strategic ISR / SIGINT & GMTI
MQ-4C
RQ-4C
8
4
RAAF 11SQN - 8
9SQN - 4
RQ-4C is block 40 version with 3x MP-RTIP Sensor Sets (GMTI+JSTAR) and 3x ASIP+SAR/EO Sets (SIGINT+RECON)
Transport 56 Total
  Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Strategic Transport C-17A 8 RAAF 36SQN - 8
  Airbus A330 MRTT Strategic Aerial Refuelling & Transport KC-30A
KC-30B
6
2
RAAF 33SQN - 8

B Variant includes VIP capability

  Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Tactical Transport C-130J-30 12 RAAF 37SQN - 12
To be replaced with A400M from 2028
  Alenia C-27J Spartan Battlefield Transport
Special Operations
C-27J
MC-27J
10
4
RAAF 35SQN - 14

4x Including palletised gun kit & refuelling probe / UARRSI

  Gulfstream G550 VIP transport G550 4 RAAF 34SQN - 4
  Beechcraft Super King Air Light transport B350ER 10 RAAF 38SQN - 8
ARDU - 2
Training 98 Total
  BAE Systems Hawk Lead-In & Advanced Fighter Trainer 127 Mk 2 33 RAAF 76SQN - 16
79SQN - 17
Mk 2 includes 128 upgrades
  Pilatus PC-21 Advanced Flight Trainer PC-21 54 RAAF, RAN & Army 2FTS - 30
CFS - 18
4SQN - 6
ARDU - 4
  Beechcraft Super King Air Navigational Trainer
Multi-Engine Crew Trainer
B350 8 RAAF 32SQN - 8

RAN FAAEdit

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Aircraft
Country of Origin
Role
Versions
Quantity
Service
Notes
Maritime
  Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Amphibious Strike Fighter F-35B 20 RAN 808SQN - 14

Training/Pool - 6

  Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk ASuW, ASW Primary
VERTREP & SAR
MH-60R
MH-60S
24
12
RAN 724SQN(East) - 4xR, 4xS
815SQN(East) - 10xR, 6xS
816SQN(West) - 12xR, 4XS
  AgustaWestland AW101 Medium/Heavy Transport
AEW
Airborne Mine Countermeasures
CH-101
EH-101
MH-101
12
6
6
RAN 724SQN - 2 & 817SQN - 10
850SQN - 6 AEW kit consists of Lockheed Vigilance AEW system and roll on mission stations.
851SQN - 6
  Eurocopter AS565 Panther Lightweight Maritime SAR, Transport, Assault AS565 MB 10 RAN 724SQN - 2
818SQN - 8
  Boeing Insitu RQ-21 Blackjack ISR RQ-21 70 RAN Observation & tracking. Typically 5 A/C per system except when on surface combatants were its 3 per ship.

ShipsEdit

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Class
Tonnage
Country of Origin
Type
Role
Quantity
Notes
Surface Combat
  Hobart-class destroyer
6500t
7000t
Destroyer Air Warfare & Multi Role
Multi Role
3
3
2nd tranche with twin Helo hangar, 16 of the 48 VLS cells will be full strike length for Tomahawk
  Anzac-class frigate
3800t
Frigate Anti-Submarine & Anti-Surface GP Frigate 8 To be replaced from 2025/2026 with the Hunter-class
Hunter-class frigate
8800t
Frigate Anti-Submarine & Anti-Surface GP Frigate (10) Replace Anzac Class. Focus on ASW but with 32 VLS cells, 2x Helo, CEA APAR Radar
  Austal MRV 80
1800t
Corvette
OPV
Light Surface Corvette
Coast Guard
6
6
  Cape-class patrol boat
300t
Patrol Boat
IPV
Coastal Patrol Vessel
Coast Guard
6
8
Militarised version of Customs Cape Class
Submarine
  Virginia-class submarine
7900t
Nuclear Submarine Attack & Guided Missile Boat 3

(1)

Block IV Virginia, 1 more to be delivered in 2026
  Shortfin Barracuda
4000t
AIP Diesel-Electric Submarine Sea Denial, Intelligence & Special Operations (8) 8 on order in two lots with delivery from 2030, option for third lot of another four boats.
  Collins-class submarine
3400t
Diesel-Electric Submarine Sea Denial, Intelligence & Special Operations 5 One retired prior to refit and cannibalised for parts. Another to be retired when 4th Virginia is online.
Amphibious warfare ship
  Canberra-class landing helicopter dock
27500t
Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Amphibious Assault 3 All to be capable of carrying F-35B.
Max Carrier Air Wing - 8 F-35B, 3 EH-101, 2 CH-101, 3 MH-60S
Supported Amphib - 4 F-35B, 2 MH-60S, 2 EH-101, 2 CH-47F, 5 MRH-90, 3 AH-1Z
Amphib - 2 MH-60S, 2 CH-47F, 8 MRH-90, 4 AH-1Z, 2 UH-1Y
  Bay-class landing ship
16000t
Landing Ship Dock (LSD) Sealift & Ampbibious Warfare 2
  Runnymede-class large landing craft
1102t
Heavy Landing Craft (LCH) Amphibious Warfare 6 Replacing Balikpapan Class
  LCU Mark 10
240t
Utility Landing Craft (LCU) Amphibious Warfare 4 1x per LSD + Spares
  LCM-1E
120t
Mechanised Landing Craft (LCM) Amphibious Warfare 14 4x per LHD + Spares
Auxiliary ships
  Austal MRV 80
1800t
MCMV
Hydrographic Survey
Multi Role Auxiliary 4
2
Replace some of Huon Class, Carry 1 MC-101 mine warfare
Replaces Leeuwin Class
  Katanpää-class
680t
MCMV
Hydrographic Survey
Minehunter
Survey
4
6
Replace some of Huon Class
Replace Paluma Class
  HMAS Sirius (O 266)
46800t
Fleet Oiler Logistics 1
  Tide class
37000t
Fast Fleet Tanker Logistics 1

(1)

Second under construction to replace HMAS Sirius in 2026
  Cantabria Class
19500t
Auxiliary Oiler Replenisher Logistics 2

Army AviationEdit

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Aircraft
Country of Origin
Role
Versions
Quantity
Service
Notes
Combat and Scout
  Boeing AH-64 Apache Attack AH-64E 26 Army
  Eurocopter Tiger Armed Scout ARH 26 Army
  Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Special Operations
CSAR
EW&C2
MH-60M
HH-60M
EH-60M
14
10
10
Army Refuelling Probe
  NHIndustries NH90 Medium Transport MRH-90 52 Army
  Boeing CH-47 Chinook Heavy Transport CH-47F
MH-47G
16
4
Army Refuelling Probe
  General Atomics MQ-1C Gray Eagle ISR, Armed Overwatch & CAS MQ-1C 20 Army Comments TBA
  AAI RQ-7 Shadow Battlefield ISR RQ-7B 40 Army Primarily used for STA and fires support. 4x per system. 9x operational systems, 1x training
  Boeing Insitu RQ-21 Blackjack Battlefield ISR RQ-21 85 Army Observation & tracking. Typically 5 A/C per system

LandEdit

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Name
Country of Origin
Role
Version
Quantity
Notes
Tracked
  M1 Abrams
M104 Wolverine
M1 Assault Breacher Vehicle
Main Battle Tank
Heavy Assault Bridge
Heavy Breacher
M1A2SEP
M104
M1ABV
72
9
8
  M88 Recovery Vehicle Armoured Recovery Vehicle M88A2 15
  Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Armoured IFV AMPV 378
  Assault Amphibious Vehicle Amphibious Infantry Combat Vehicle AAV-7 44
Wheeled
  ASLAV Armoured Personnel Carrier Multiple 257
  Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle Armoured IFV / MRAP Multiple 955
150px Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle Multiple 1029
  Mercedes-Benz G-Class Utility Vehicle Multiple 2600
Artillery
  Panzerhaubitze 2000 Self-Propelled Artillery PzH 2000 24
  M777 howitzer Towed Artillery M777 64
Air Defence
  AMPV Air Defence & Anti Tank Protected SHORAD& Anti-Armour
Armoured SHORAD & Anti-Armour
PADV
AADV
32
12
Bushmaster/Hawkei Base, 2x blocks of 4 missiles, mix of Stinger (Anti-Air) and APKWS (Anti-Armour) per vehicle with EO/IR Camera. 8 launchers per battery.
AMPV Base, 2x blocks of 4 missiles, mix of AIM-9X (Anti-Air) and TOW (Anti-Armour) with EO/IR Camera and 3D Radar. 4 launchers per battery.
  NASAMS 2-D Mobile Medium Air Defence System NASAMS 2-D 18 Upgraded NASAMS with combination of AIM-9X, AIM-120D or ESSM. 6 missile per launcher, 6 launcher per battery.