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Military power of Italy & Australia

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Italy vs Australia

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Country: Italy (IT) Australia (AU)
Capital: Rome Canberra
Population: 60 795 612 24 399 300
Area: 301 338 km2 7 692 024 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 1,88%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 177 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 41 867 19 338
Available for military: 13 865 688 5 316 464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 795 2 580
Total artillery: 275 235
Self-propelled artillery: 164 0
Rocket artillery: 21 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 811 450
Fighter aircraft: 80 0
Multirole aircraf: 88 97
Attack aircraft: 48 0
Helicopters: 365 187

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 49
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 11
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 8 6

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

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.