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Military power of Spain and Italy

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

Italy

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