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Spanish Armed forces

Spain
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
46 439 864
7,6 billion $
123 000
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Madrid
Area: 505 990 km2
Population: 46 439 864
Etnic groups: Castilian Spanish (official) 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, and Basque 2%
Religions: Roman Catholic 94%, other 6%

Military branches

(Fuerzas Armadas Espanolas) Army (Ejercito de Tierra), Spanish Navy (Armada Espanola, AE; includes Marine Corps), Spanish Air Force (Ejercito del Aire Espanola, EdA).

Military service

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

Military expenditures

Military budget
7,6 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
0,6

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Manpower

Active personnel
123 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
8 200

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
11 759 557

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
327

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
2 384

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
245

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
102

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
0

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-VEC-M1135
-IVECO LMV Lince500
-AAV-7A19
-RG-31 Nyala100
-TOM Bv206S90

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
--

Air Forces

Total aircraft
519

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
52

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
86

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
157

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Bölkov BO-10528
-Eurocopter AS332B1 Super Puma26
-Agusta-Bell 21213
-Sikorsky S-768
-Hughes 500M6
-Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk12

Navy

Total naval
76

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Aircraftcarriers
1

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Destroyers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Frigates
11

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Corvettes
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
3

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
-Juan Carlos I1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Santa María class6

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Galerna class3