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Military power of Russia and Austria

Country: Russia Austria
Capital: Moscow Vienna
Population: 144 554 993 8 725 931
Area: 17 098 242 km2 83 879 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Austria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 2,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 0,74%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 55 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 35 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 1 941 110

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 56×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 284
Total artillery: 14 533 83
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 83
Rocket artillery: 4 020 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 136
Fighter aircraft: 629 15
Multirole aircraf: 428 0
Attack aircraft: 752 0
Helicopters: 1 360 70

Navy

Total naval: 313 0
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 83 0
Submarines: 61 0

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.