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Military power of Germany and Italy

Country: Germany Italy
Capital: Berlin Rome
Population: 82 175 700 60 795 612
Area: 357 168 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 175 900
Reserve personnel: 40 000 41 867
Available for military: 18 529 299 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 7 361
Total artillery: 441 407
Self-propelled artillery: 149 164
Rocket artillery: 50 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 954
Fighter aircraft: 125 80
Multirole aircraf: 93 86
Attack aircraft: 0 71
Helicopters: 380 487

Navy

Total naval: 64 148
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 10 14
Corvettes: 5 5
Submarines: 6 8

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

Italy

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