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A hypothetical military alliance between China and Russia. The two countries share a land border and they signed the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation in 2001. A twenty-year strategic treaty extended or another 5 years after its expiration in February 2022. China is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion people, on the other hand Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres.

Currently, China focuses on domestic weapon designs and manufacturing, while still importing certain military products from Russia, such as jet engines. In September 2018, Russia hosted the militaries of China and Mongolia as a part of the Vostok 2018 military exercise. Russia and China flew joint bomber patrols over the Pacific. China refused to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Following the implementation of international sanctions during the war, China provided economic relief to Russia.

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: 358.9 billion $ 3.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 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: 3,035,000 23,000
Reserve personnel: 4,000,000 125,600
Available for military: 420,586,837 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: 18,017 56
Armoured fighting vehicles: 38,302 215
Total artillery: 25,360 30
Self-propelled artillery: 9,163 30
Rocket artillery: 7,471 0

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

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Total aircraft: 9,048 129
Fighter aircraft: 1,389 15
Multirole aircraft: 1,512 0
Attack aircraft: 809 0
Helicopters: 3,020 87
UCAV (combat drone): 251 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: 1,395 0
Aircraftcarriers: 5 0
Destroyers: 52 0
Frigates: 65 0
Corvettes: 153 0
Submarines: 140 0

Total naval

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

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Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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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.