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Italy Military 2020

SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Italy Military 2020
SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 27, 2020

Military expenditures:
1.22% of GDP (2019 est.)
1.21% of GDP (2018)
1.21% of GDP (2017)
1.18% of GDP (2016)
1.07% of GDP (2015)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 103
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military forces:
Italian Armed Forces: Army (Esercito Italiano, EI), Navy (Marina Militare Italiana, MMI; includes aviation, marines), Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italiana, AMI), Carabinieri Corps (Arma dei Carabinieri, CC) (2019)
note(s): the Financial Guard (Guardia di Finanza) under the Ministry of Economy and Finance is a force with military status and nationwide remit for financial crime investigations, including narcotics trafficking, smuggling, and illegal immigration

Italy has established a Joint Special Operations Command and a Joint Headquarters Cyber Operations (Comando Interforze per le Operazioni Cibernetiche, CIOC)

Military service age and obligation:
18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation (2013)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Italy on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Italy Military 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Italy Military 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may have the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assigns counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order.






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