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Military power of Italy & Germany

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Italy vs Germany

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Country: Italy (IT) Germany (DE)
Capital: Rome Berlin
Population: 60,317,116 83,166,711
Area: 301,338 km2 357,168 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 28.9 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 165,500 183,907
Reserve personnel: 18,300 30,050
Available for military: 13,865,688 18,529,299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,795 3,874
Total artillery: 275 401
Self-propelled artillery: 164 121
Rocket artillery: 21 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 828 662
Fighter aircraft: 80 141
Multirole aircraf: 93 90
Attack aircraft: 48 0
Helicopters: 365 347
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 65
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 12
Corvettes: 1 5
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.

Germany

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

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.