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Military power of Spain and Germany

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

Total naval: 54 64
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 10
Corvettes: 0 5
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.

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.