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Austria vs Saudi Arabia

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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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Saudi Arabia is a country located in Middle East with an area of 2,149,690 km2 (land boundries: 4,272 km and costline 2,640 km). The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. The number of inhabitants is 34,218,169.

Saudi-led coalition of Arab states invaded Yemen in 2015. The inventory of the Saudi military forces, including the SANG, includes a mix of mostly modern weapons systems from the US and Europe. The United States is the leading supplier of armaments. In 2021 Saudi Arabia was the world's largest arms importer.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.2 billion $ 75 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.74% 7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 23,000 480,000
Reserve personnel: 125,600 325,000
Available for military: 1,941,110 8,240,714

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 56 1,275
Armoured fighting vehicles: 215 6,347
Total artillery: 30 2,580
Self-propelled artillery: 30 510
Rocket artillery: 0 252

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 129 1,407
Fighter aircraft: 15 141
Multirole aircraft: 0 72
Attack aircraft: 0 151
Helicopters: 87 491
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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 34
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.