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Military power of Finland and Austria

Country: Finland Austria
Capital: Helsinki Vienna
Population: 5 488 543 8 725 931
Area: 338 424 km2 83 879 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Finland military forces description Austria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,1 billion $ 2,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 0,74%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 33 386 55 000
Reserve personnel: 900 000 35 000
Available for military: 1 155 368 1 941 110

Land Forces

Tanks: 199 56×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 816 284
Total artillery: 908 83
Self-propelled artillery: 120 83
Rocket artillery: 56 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 207 136
Fighter aircraft: 0 15
Multirole aircraf: 54 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 27 70

Navy

Total naval: 63 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

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.