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Military power of Austria and Syria

Country: Austria Syria
Capital: Vienna Damascus
Population: 8 725 931 17 064 854
Area: 83 879 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Austria military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 55 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 35 000 0
Available for military: 1 941 110 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 56 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 284 4 000
Total artillery: 83 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 83 460
Rocket artillery: 0 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 136 706
Fighter aircraft: 15 278
Multirole aircraf: 0 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 70 163

Navy

Total naval: 0 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 2

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.