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Military power of Spain and Netherlands

Country: Spain Netherlands
Capital: Madrid Amsterdam
Population: 46 439 864 17 000 059
Area: 505 990 km2 41 543 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Spain military forces description Netherlands military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 8,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 59 346
Reserve personnel: 16 200 32 200
Available for military: 11 759 557 7 728 129

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 18×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 1 046
Total artillery: 239 57
Self-propelled artillery: 96 57
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 187
Fighter aircraft: 48 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 63
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 179 99

Navy

Total naval: 54 56
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 3 4

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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.