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Austria Peninsula Shield Force

Austria is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 83,879 km2 (land boundries: 2,524 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Austria is Vienna. The number of inhabitants is 8,935,112.

Austria is constitutionally non-aligned, but is an EU member and actively participates in EU peacekeeping and crisis management operations. Austria is not a member of NATO, but joined NATO’s Partnership for Peace framework.

The Austrian military's inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems from European countries and the USA. The Austrian defense industry produces a range of equipment and partners with other countries.

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The Peninsula Shield Force is the military arm of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Members of PSF: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. As of March 2011, the Peninsula Shield Force was commanded by Saudi Major General Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azima and has about 40 thousand troops.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.2 billion $ 99.60001 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.74% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 25,000 671,550
Reserve personnel: 150,000 430,000
Available for military: 1,941,110 11,870,201

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 56 1,721
Armoured fighting vehicles: 215 15,577
Total artillery: 30 3,088
Self-propelled artillery: 30 742
Rocket artillery: 0 401

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 129 2,032
Fighter aircraft: 15 141
Multirole aircraf: 0 223
Attack aircraft: 0 157
Helicopters: 87 753
UCAV (combat drone): 0 6

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 0 199
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 0 18
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Peninsula Shield Force

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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.

Peninsula Shield Force

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