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Italy Peninsula Shield Force

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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The Peninsula Shield Force is the military arm of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Members of PSF: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. As of March 2011, the Peninsula Shield Force was commanded by Saudi Major General Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azima and has about 40 thousand troops.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 28.9 billion $ 99.60001 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 0%

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: 165,500 671,550
Reserve personnel: 18,300 430,000
Available for military: 13,865,688 11,870,201

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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 1,767
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,758 16,249
Total artillery: 197 3,040
Self-propelled artillery: 68 739
Rocket artillery: 21 407

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 712 2,122
Fighter aircraft: 92 141
Multirole aircraft: 66 255
Attack aircraft: 45 157
Helicopters: 423 793
UCAV (combat drone): 12 6

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: 200 205
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 15 11
Corvettes: 0 21
Submarines: 8 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Peninsula Shield Force

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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.

Peninsula Shield Force

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