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Italy vs Azerbaijan

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Italy is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 301,338 km2 (land boundries: 1,836.4 km and costline 7,600 km). The capital of Italy is Rome. The number of inhabitants is 60,317,116.

Italy is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. The Italian Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced, jointly-produced, and imported weapons systems, mostly from Europe and the United State. The Italian defense industry is capable of producing equipment across all the military domains with particular strengths in naval vessels and aircraft

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Azerbaijan is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 86,600 km2 (land boundries: 2,468 km and costline 0 km (landlocked); note - Azerbaijan borders the Caspian Sea (713 km)). The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The number of inhabitants is 10,127,874.

The inventory of the Azerbaijan military is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era weapons systems with a small mix of equipment from other countries, like Israel and Turkey.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 28.9 billion $ 2.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 165,500 126,000
Reserve personnel: 18,300 330,000
Available for military: 13,865,688 3,000,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 940
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,758 2,363
Total artillery: 197 909
Self-propelled artillery: 68 267
Rocket artillery: 21 323

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 712 176
Fighter aircraft: 92 5
Multirole aircraf: 66 15
Attack aircraft: 45 11
Helicopters: 423 97
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 200 31
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 15 1
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 8 4

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Azerbaijan

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.

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.