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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: 8,935,112 83,166,711
Area: 83,879 km2 357,168 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.2 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.74% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 25,000 183,907
Reserve personnel: 150,000 30,050
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 3,874
Total artillery: 83 401
Self-propelled artillery: 83 121
Rocket artillery: 0 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 133 662
Fighter aircraft: 15 141
Multirole aircraf: 0 90
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 67 347
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 12
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.