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Military power of Japan and Austria

Country: Japan Austria
Capital: Tokyo Vienna
Population: 126 880 000 8 725 931
Area: 377 944 km2 83 879 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Austria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 2,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 0,74%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 55 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 35 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 1 941 110

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 56×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 284
Total artillery: 1 179 83
Self-propelled artillery: 226 83
Rocket artillery: 99 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 136
Fighter aircraft: 154 15
Multirole aircraf: 134 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 719 70

Navy

Total naval: 129 0
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 17 0

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.