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Venezuela vs Italy

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Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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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: 0.7 billion $ 32 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.35% 1.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 330,000 165,500
Reserve personnel: 8,000 18,300
Available for military: 8,000,000 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: 312 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,000 2,758
Total artillery: 200 197
Self-propelled artillery: 60 68
Rocket artillery: 36 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: 263 712
Fighter aircraft: 6 92
Multirole aircraft: 42 66
Attack aircraft: 0 45
Helicopters: 81 423
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: 46 200
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 2 15
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 2 8

Total naval

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

Venezuela

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

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

Italy

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