Things you need to know about the Austrian Armed Forces

The Österreichisches Bundesheer (German for “Federal Army of Austria”, officially referred to as the Austrian Armed Forces in English), is the name for the military of the Republic of Austria.

Austria, a landlocked country, today has no navy.  This may be the reason why:

In 1955, Austria declared its Everlasting Neutrality  and made neutrality a constitutional law. The Austrian Military’s main purpose since then has been the protection of Austria’s neutrality.

That is good, because their performance on land is not much better:

Maybe, there is something wrong with their strategy and/or physical training?

The Austrian military has a wide variety of equipment. Recently, Austria has spent considerable amounts of money modernizing its military arsenal. Hopefully, they didn’t learn from the Canadian army.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted August 5, 2010 at 2:41 pm Permalink

    Hmm, PMC was in the Austrian army, I’ll have to ask him about how they do things.

  2. Chaos
    Posted August 5, 2010 at 6:09 pm Permalink

    He’s probably in one of the videos.

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