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Military power of Saudi Arabia and Spain

Country: Saudi Arabia Spain
Capital: Riyadh Madrid
Population: 30 770 375 46 439 864
Area: 2 149 690 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description Spain military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 0,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 204 692
Reserve personnel: 0 16 200
Available for military: 8 240 714 11 759 557

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 2 530
Total artillery: 757 239
Self-propelled artillery: 363 96
Rocket artillery: 122 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 533
Fighter aircraft: 86 48
Multirole aircraf: 72 86
Attack aircraft: 150 0
Helicopters: 324 179

Navy

Total naval: 27 54
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 11
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 3

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.