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Military power of Russia and Italy

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

Italy

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