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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: 60 795 612 82 175 700
Area: 301 338 km2 357 168 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 44,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 177 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 41 867 40 000
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 3 592
Total artillery: 275 440
Self-propelled artillery: 164 148
Rocket artillery: 21 50

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 811 785
Fighter aircraft: 80 134
Multirole aircraf: 88 115
Attack aircraft: 48 0
Helicopters: 365 358

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 64
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 10
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.