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Military power of Australia and Austria

Country: Australia Austria
Capital: Canberra Vienna
Population: 24 399 300 8 725 931
Area: 7 692 024 km2 83 879 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Australia military forces description Austria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 2,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 0,74%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 55 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 35 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 1 941 110

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 56×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 284
Total artillery: 235 83
Self-propelled artillery: 0 83
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 136
Fighter aircraft: 0 15
Multirole aircraf: 97 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 187 70

Navy

Total naval: 49 0
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 0

Military service

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.

Austria

Registration requirement at age 17, the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service (6 months), or optionally, alternative civil/community service (9 months); males 18 to 50 years old in the militia or inactive reserve are subject to compulsory service; in a January 2012 referendum, a majority of Austrians voted in favor of retaining the system of compulsory military service (with the option of alternative/non-military service) instead of switching to a professional army system.