Spanish Armed forces

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Population: 46 439 864
Area: 505 990 km2
Capital: Madrid

Ethnic 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 age and obligation: 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.
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu7,2 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0,6%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu204 692

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu16 200

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu11 759 557


Possession of nuclear weapons:
NO

Land Forces

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 and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu327

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu2 530


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu239

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu96

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0


Current equipment main models

Tanks

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
Centauro99
Pizarro356
M113500
BMR-M1648
-VEC-M1135
-IVECO LMV Lince500

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
M109A596

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
--

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu533


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu48

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu86

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu179


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
Eurofighter Typhoon48

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
F/A-18 Hornet86

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Bölkov BO-10528
Eurocopter Tigre6
-Eurocopter AS332B1 Super Puma26
-Eurocopter AS532UL Cougar16
-Agusta-Bell 2126
Bell UH-1H Iroquois31
Boeing CH-47D Chinook17

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu54


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu11

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu3


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
-Juan Carlos I1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
Álvaro de Bazán class5
-Santa María class6

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Galerna class3
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