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Military power of Italy & Poland

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Italy vs Poland

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Country: Italy (IT) Poland (PL)
Capital: Rome Warsaw
Population: 60 795 612 38 454 576
Area: 301 338 km2 312 679 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 12,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 177 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 515 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 10 500 000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 1 009
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 795 2 573
Total artillery: 275 729
Self-propelled artillery: 164 477
Rocket artillery: 21 180

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 811 416
Fighter aircraft: 80 30
Multirole aircraf: 88 48
Attack aircraft: 48 32
Helicopters: 365 182

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 46
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 2
Corvettes: 1 1
Submarines: 8 3

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Poland

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.