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Austria Military 2008

Military branches: Land Forces (KdoLdSK), Air Forces (KdoLuSK)
Military service age and obligation: 18-35 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for male or female voluntary service; service obligation 7 months of training, followed by an 8-year reserve obligation (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 1,986,411 females age 16-49: 1,944,834 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,617,385 females age 16-49: 1,583,886 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 50,869 female: 48,246 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 0.9% of GDP (2005 est.)

NOTE: The military information regarding Austria on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Austria Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Austria Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.