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Italian Armed forces

Italy
Capital: Rome
Area: 301 338 km2
Population: 60 795 612
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Military budget
37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP
1,27
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
Military branches: (Forze armate italiane) Army (Esercito Italiano, EI), Navy (Marina Militare Italiana, MMI), Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italiana, AMI), Carabinieri Corps (Arma dei Carabinieri, CC).

Military service age and obligation: 18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.
Active personnel
175 900
Reserve personnel
41 867
Available for military
13 865 688

Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
200
AFVs
7 361
Total artillery
407
Self-propelled guns
164
Rocket artillery
21
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Dardo198
-Freccia253
-Orso56
-VM902000
-VTLM1900

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-M109L96

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.
Total aircraft
954
Fighters
80
Multirole aircraft
86
Attack aircraft
71
Helicopters
487
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Agusta A129 Mangusta59
-Agusta A10917
-Bell 41222
-Bell 21240
-Bell 20627
-EH10122
-Bell AB21233
-AW13966
-Bell AB41230

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
148
Aircraft carriers
2
Destroyers
4
Frigates
14
Corvettes
5
Submarines
8
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
-Durand de la Penne class2

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Maestrale class8
-Lupo class2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Sauro class4