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United Arab Emirates vs Austria

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United Arab Emirates is a country located in Middle East with an area of 83,600 km2 (land boundries: 1,066 km and costline 1,318 km). The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. The number of inhabitants is 9,890,400.

the UAE hosts a multi-service French military base. The UAE has a defense cooperation agreement with the United States and hosted about 3,500 US troops. UAE invaded Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition and withdrew its main military force in 2019. the UAE Armed Forces inventory is comprised of wide variety of mostly modern imported equipment. The Emirates has acquired military equipment from more than 20 countries. USA is the leading supplier.

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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: 22.8 billion $ 3.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 0.74%

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: 100,000 25,000
Reserve personnel: 90,000 150,000
Available for military: 3,240,000 1,941,110

Active

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

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Tanks: 354 56
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,980 215
Total artillery: 398 30
Self-propelled artillery: 183 30
Rocket artillery: 139 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: 510 129
Fighter aircraft: 0 15
Multirole aircraft: 137 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 215 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: 79 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.