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Military power of Australia and Italy

Country: Australia Italy
Capital: Canberra Rome
Population: 24 399 300 60 795 612
Area: 7 692 024 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 175 900
Reserve personnel: 19 338 41 867
Available for military: 5 316 464 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 7 361
Total artillery: 235 407
Self-propelled artillery: 0 164
Rocket artillery: 0 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 954
Fighter aircraft: 0 80
Multirole aircraf: 97 86
Attack aircraft: 0 71
Helicopters: 187 487

Navy

Total naval: 49 148
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 11 14
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 6 8

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.