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Military power of Austria and Germany

Country: Austria Germany
Capital: Vienna Berlin
Population: 8 725 931 82 175 700
Area: 83 879 km2 357 168 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Austria military forces description Germany military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2,8 billion $ 41,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,74% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 55 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 35 000 40 000
Available for military: 1 941 110 18 529 299

Land Forces

Tanks: 56 328×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 284 3 357
Total artillery: 83 441
Self-propelled artillery: 83 149
Rocket artillery: 0 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 136 776
Fighter aircraft: 15 125
Multirole aircraf: 0 93
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 70 380

Navy

Total naval: 0 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 10
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 0 6

Military service

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.