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Military power of Italy & Japan

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Italy vs Japan

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Country: Italy (IT) Japan (JP)
Capital: Rome Tokyo
Population: 60 795 612 126 880 000
Area: 301 338 km2 377 944 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 177 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 41 867 56 100
Available for military: 13 865 688 27 301 443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 686
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 795 2 905
Total artillery: 275 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 164 226
Rocket artillery: 21 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 811 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 80 154
Multirole aircraf: 88 134
Attack aircraft: 48 0
Helicopters: 365 719

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 129
Aircraftcarriers: 2 4
Destroyers: 4 38
Frigates: 12 0
Corvettes: 1 6
Submarines: 8 17

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Japan

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.