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Military power of Spain and Sweden

Country: Spain Sweden
Capital: Madrid Stockholm
Population: 46 439 864 9 851 017
Area: 505 990 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Spain military forces description Sweden military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,24%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 42 000
Reserve personnel: 16 200 12 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 2 065 782

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 2 357
Total artillery: 239 244
Self-propelled artillery: 96 24
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 240
Fighter aircraft: 48 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 179 53

Navy

Total naval: 54 213
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 3 5

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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.