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Military power of Australia & Italy

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Country: Australia (AU) Italy (IT)
Capital: Canberra Rome
Population: 25,807,800 60,317,116
Area: 7,692,024 km2 301,338 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 28.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 165,500
Reserve personnel: 28,878 18,300
Available for military: 5,316,464 13,865,688

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 2,795
Total artillery: 235 275
Self-propelled artillery: 0 164
Rocket artillery: 0 21

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 828
Fighter aircraft: 0 80
Multirole aircraf: 133 93
Attack aircraft: 0 48
Helicopters: 130 365
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 142
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 3 4
Frigates: 8 12
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 6 8

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

Italy participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special 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.