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Military power of Canada and Austria

Country: Canada Austria
Capital: Ottawa Vienna
Population: 35 151 728 8 725 931
Area: 9 984 670 km2 83 879 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Canada military forces description Austria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 2,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 0,74%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 68 250 55 000
Reserve personnel: 119 000 35 000
Available for military: 8 031 266 1 941 110

Land Forces

Tanks: 146 56×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 284
Total artillery: 161 83
Self-propelled artillery: 0 83
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 405 136
Fighter aircraft: 0 15
Multirole aircraf: 103 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 70

Navy

Total naval: 62 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 0

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.