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Military power of Italy and Spain

Country: Italy Spain
Capital: Rome Madrid
Population: 60 795 612 46 439 864
Area: 301 338 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Spain military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 0,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 204 692
Reserve personnel: 41 867 16 200
Available for military: 13 865 688 11 759 557

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 2 530
Total artillery: 407 239
Self-propelled artillery: 164 96
Rocket artillery: 21 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 533
Fighter aircraft: 80 48
Multirole aircraf: 86 86
Attack aircraft: 71 0
Helicopters: 487 179

Navy

Total naval: 148 54
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 11
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 8 3

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.