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Military power of Austria and Russia

Country: Austria Russia
Capital: Vienna Moscow
Population: 8 725 931 144 554 993
Area: 83 879 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Austria military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2,8 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,74% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 55 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 35 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 1 941 110 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 56 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 284 30 201
Total artillery: 83 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 83 5 943
Rocket artillery: 0 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 136 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 15 629
Multirole aircraf: 0 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 70 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 0 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 0 83
Submarines: 0 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.