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Syria vs Italy

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Syria is a country located in Middle East with an area of 185,180 km2 (land boundries: 2,363 km and costline 193 km). The capital of Syria is Damascus. The number of inhabitants is 17,500,657.

The SAF's inventory is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era equipment. Russia has supplied nearly all of Syria's imported weapons systems, although China and Iran have also provided military equipment.

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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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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 32.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,507 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,639 2,758
Total artillery: 3,343 197
Self-propelled artillery: 502 68
Rocket artillery: 691 21

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: 470 712
Fighter aircraft: 108 92
Multirole aircraft: 29 66
Attack aircraft: 90 45
Helicopters: 171 423
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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: 43 200
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 15
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 8

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

Syria

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

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.

Italy

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