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Azerbaijan vs Austria

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Azerbaijan is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 86,600 km2 (land boundries: 2,468 km and costline 0 km (landlocked); note - Azerbaijan borders the Caspian Sea (713 km)). The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The number of inhabitants is 10,127,874.

The inventory of the Azerbaijan military is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era weapons systems with a small mix of equipment from other countries, like Israel and Turkey.

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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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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.8 billion $ 3.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.5% 0.74%

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: 126,400 23,000
Reserve personnel: 330,000 125,600
Available for military: 3,000,000 1,941,110

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

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Tanks: 940 56
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,363 215
Total artillery: 909 30
Self-propelled artillery: 267 30
Rocket artillery: 323 0

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: 176 129
Fighter aircraft: 5 15
Multirole aircraft: 15 0
Attack aircraft: 11 0
Helicopters: 97 87
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: 31 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 1 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 0

Total naval

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

Azerbaijan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.

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.