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Military power of USA and Italy

Country: USA Italy
Capital: Washington Rome
Population: 324 527 000 60 795 612
Area: 9 857 306 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 175 900
Reserve personnel: 811 000 41 867
Available for military: 73 270 043 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 7 361
Total artillery: 3 269 407
Self-propelled artillery: 950 164
Rocket artillery: 1 197 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 954
Fighter aircraft: 388 80
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 86
Attack aircraft: 470 71
Helicopters: 5 000 487

Navy

Total naval: 436 148
Aircraftcarriers: 20 2
Destroyers: 85 4
Frigates: 0 14
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 70 8

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

Italy

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