Italy Defense Budget

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MANPOWER - Going beyond military equipment totals and perceived fighting strength is the actual manpower that drives a given military. Wars of attrition favor those with more.

 Total Population: 61,855,120
 Available Manpower: 28,000,000
 Fit for Service: 22,600,000
 Reaching Military Age Annually: 570,000
 Active Frontline Personnel: 320,000
 Active Reserve Personnel: 42,000

LAND SYSTEMS - Tank value includes Main Battle Tanks, light tanks and tank destroyers, either wheeled or tracked. AFV value includes Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).

 Tanks: 586
 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 6,972
 Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 164
 Towed-Artillery: 92
 Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 21

AIR POWER - Includes both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft from all branches of service.

 Total Aircraft: 785
 Fighters/Interceptors: 111
 Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 185
 Transport Aircraft: 424
 Trainer Aircraft: 155
 Helicopters: 421
 Attack Helicopters: 59

NAVAL POWER - Aircraft Carrier value includes dedicated "helicopter carrier" vessels. Total naval strength includes all known auxiliaries as well.

 Total Naval Strength: 143
 Aircraft Carriers: 2
 Frigates: 13
 Destroyers: 4
 Corvettes: 5
 Submarines: 6
 Coastal Defense Craft: 10
 Mine Warfare: 10

RESOURCES (PETROLEUM) - Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force and supporting economy.

 Oil Production: 105,700 bbl/day
 Oil Consumption: 1,315,000 bbl/day
 Proven Oil Reserves: 544,500,000 bbl/day

LOGISTICAL - War is as much a battle of logistics - moving man and machine from / to points all over - as it is direct combat. Labor Force adds to available wartime industry strength.

 Labor Force: 25,500,000
 Merchant Marine Strength: 681
 Major Ports and Terminals: 9
 Roadway Coverage: 487,700
 Railway Coverage: 20,255
 Serviceable Airports: 129

FINANCIAL (in USD) - Regardless of strength in numbers, war is still driven by financing as much as any one leader or weapon.

 Defense Budget: $34,000,000,000
 External Debt: $2,459,000,000,000
 Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold: $142,200,000,000
 Purchasing Power Parity: $2,135,000,000,000

GEOGRAPHY (in km) - Geographical values primarily figure into a defensive-minded war (i.e. invasion).

 Square Land Area: 301,340 km
 Coastline: 7,600 km
 Shared Border: 1,836 km
 Waterways: 2,400 km

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