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Military power of Austria & Germany

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Austria vs Germany

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Country: Austria (AT) Germany (DE)
Capital: Vienna Berlin
Population: 8 725 931 82 175 700
Area: 83 879 km2 357 168 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 2,8 billion $ 44,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,74% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 22 400 178 334
Reserve personnel: 150 000 40 000
Available for military: 1 941 110 18 529 299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 56 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 215 3 592
Total artillery: 83 440
Self-propelled artillery: 83 148
Rocket artillery: 0 50

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 133 785
Fighter aircraft: 15 134
Multirole aircraf: 0 115
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 67 358

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 10
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 0 6

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Nuclear weapons

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.