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Military power of Taiwan and Austria

Country: Taiwan Austria
Capital: Taipei Vienna
Population: 23 519 518 8 725 931
Area: 36 193 km2 83 879 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Austria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 2,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 0,74%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 55 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 35 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 1 941 110

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 56×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 284
Total artillery: 1 785 83
Self-propelled artillery: 510 83
Rocket artillery: 115 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 136
Fighter aircraft: 125 15
Multirole aircraf: 190 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 250 70

Navy

Total naval: 67 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 0

Military service

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.

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.