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Military power of Australia and Spain

Country: Australia Spain
Capital: Canberra Madrid
Population: 24 399 300 46 439 864
Area: 7 692 024 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Australia military forces description Spain military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 0,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 204 692
Reserve personnel: 19 338 16 200
Available for military: 5 316 464 11 759 557

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 2 530
Total artillery: 235 239
Self-propelled artillery: 0 96
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 533
Fighter aircraft: 0 48
Multirole aircraf: 97 86
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 187 179

Navy

Total naval: 49 54
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 3

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

Spain

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.