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Military power of Italy and Russia

Country: Italy Russia
Capital: Rome Moscow
Population: 60 795 612 144 554 993
Area: 301 338 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 771 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 2 000 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 30 201
Total artillery: 407 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 164 5 943
Rocket artillery: 21 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 80 629
Multirole aircraf: 86 428
Attack aircraft: 71 752
Helicopters: 487 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 148 313
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 4 19
Frigates: 14 6
Corvettes: 5 83
Submarines: 8 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.