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Military power of Spain and Japan

Country: Spain Japan
Capital: Madrid Tokyo
Population: 46 439 864 126 880 000
Area: 505 990 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 247 150
Reserve personnel: 16 200 56 100
Available for military: 11 759 557 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 2 905
Total artillery: 239 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 96 226
Rocket artillery: 0 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 48 154
Multirole aircraf: 86 134
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 179 719

Navy

Total naval: 54 129
Aircraftcarriers: 1 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 3 17

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.