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Military power of Italy & Austria

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Italy vs Austria

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Country: Italy (IT) Austria (AT)
Capital: Rome Vienna
Population: 60,317,116 8,935,112
Area: 301,338 km2 83,879 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 28.9 billion $ 3.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 0.74%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 165,500 25,000
Reserve personnel: 18,300 150,000
Available for military: 13,865,688 1,941,110

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 56
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,795 215
Total artillery: 275 83
Self-propelled artillery: 164 83
Rocket artillery: 21 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 828 133
Fighter aircraft: 80 15
Multirole aircraf: 93 0
Attack aircraft: 48 0
Helicopters: 365 67
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Austria

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.

Austria

Registration requirement at age 17, the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service (6 months), or optionally, alternative civil/community service (9 months); males 18 to 50 years old in the militia or inactive reserve are subject to compulsory service; in a January 2012 referendum, a majority of Austrians voted in favor of retaining the system of compulsory military service (with the option of alternative/non-military service) instead of switching to a professional army system.