We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Spain and Australia

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

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,88%
Show/hide all charts

Manpower

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.