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Military power of Italy and Japan

Country: Italy Japan
Capital: Rome Tokyo
Population: 60 795 612 126 880 000
Area: 301 338 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 247 150
Reserve personnel: 41 867 56 100
Available for military: 13 865 688 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 2 905
Total artillery: 407 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 164 226
Rocket artillery: 21 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 80 154
Multirole aircraf: 86 134
Attack aircraft: 71 0
Helicopters: 487 719

Navy

Total naval: 148 129
Aircraftcarriers: 2 4
Destroyers: 4 38
Frigates: 14 0
Corvettes: 5 6
Submarines: 8 17

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.