We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Austria and Germany

Lack of map.
Country: Austria Germany
Capital: Vienna Berlin
Population: 8 725 931 82 175 700
Area: 83 879 km2 357 168 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Austria military forces description Germany military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Military budget

More

Manpower

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

Active

More

Land Forces

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

Tanks

More

Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

More

Navy

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

Total naval

More

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.