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Military power of Austria and Iran

Country: Austria Iran
Capital: Vienna Tehran
Population: 8 725 931 78 192 200
Area: 83 879 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Austria military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2,8 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,74% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 55 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 35 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 1 941 110 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 56 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 284 1 315
Total artillery: 83 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 83 320
Rocket artillery: 0 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 136 883
Fighter aircraft: 15 151
Multirole aircraf: 0 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 70 324

Navy

Total naval: 0 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 0 40

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.