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Military power of Italy & Syria

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Italy vs Syria

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Country: Italy (IT) Syria (SY)
Capital: Rome Damascus
Population: 60,317,116 17,500,657
Area: 301,338 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 28.9 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 165,500 169,000
Reserve personnel: 18,300 0
Available for military: 13,865,688 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,795 3,810
Total artillery: 275 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 164 424
Rocket artillery: 21 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 828 518
Fighter aircraft: 80 110
Multirole aircraf: 93 40
Attack aircraft: 48 96
Helicopters: 365 167
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 37
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 0
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 8 0

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Syria

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.