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Military power of Iran and Austria

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.