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Military power of Canada & Austria

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Canada is a country located in Northern North America with an area of 9,984,670 km2 (land boundries: 8,891 km and costline 202,080 km). The capital of Canada is Ottawa. The number of inhabitants is 38,048,738.

Canada is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Canada is part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). The Canadian's inventory is a mix of domestically-produced equipment and imported weapons systems from Australia, Europe, Israel, and the USA. The leading supplier is the United States. Canada's defense industry develops, maintains, and produces a range of equipment, including aircraft, combat vehicles, naval vessels.

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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: 27 billion $ 3.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 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: 68,000 23,000
Reserve personnel: 27,000 125,600
Available for military: 8,031,266 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: 82 56
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,693 215
Total artillery: 163 30
Self-propelled artillery: 0 30
Rocket artillery: 0 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: 417 129
Fighter aircraft: 0 15
Multirole aircraft: 98 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 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: 67 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 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

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.