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Military power of Japan & Italy

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Japan vs Italy

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

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Japan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

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

Military service

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.