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Military power of Italy and Israel

Country: Italy Israel
Capital: Rome Jerusalem
Population: 60 795 612 8 238 300
Area: 301 338 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 176 500
Reserve personnel: 41 867 445 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 6 766
Total artillery: 407 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 164 614
Rocket artillery: 21 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 789
Fighter aircraft: 80 52
Multirole aircraf: 86 343
Attack aircraft: 71 25
Helicopters: 487 203

Navy

Total naval: 148 74
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 0
Corvettes: 5 3
Submarines: 8 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).