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Military power of Germany and Spain

Country: Germany Spain
Capital: Berlin Madrid
Population: 82 175 700 46 439 864
Area: 357 168 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Spain military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 0,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 204 692
Reserve personnel: 40 000 16 200
Available for military: 18 529 299 11 759 557

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 2 530
Total artillery: 441 239
Self-propelled artillery: 149 96
Rocket artillery: 50 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 533
Fighter aircraft: 125 48
Multirole aircraf: 93 86
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 380 179

Navy

Total naval: 64 54
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 11
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 3

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.