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Military power of Italy and Germany

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

Total naval: 148 64
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 10
Corvettes: 5 5
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.

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.