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Military power of Italy and Australia

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

Italy

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

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.