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Military power of Japan and Italy

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

Italy

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