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Military power of Spain and Switzerland

Country: Spain Switzerland
Capital: Madrid Bern
Population: 46 439 864 8 306 200
Area: 505 990 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Spain military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 140 000
Reserve personnel: 16 200 80 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 1 500
Total artillery: 239 224
Self-propelled artillery: 96 224
Rocket artillery: 0 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 193
Fighter aircraft: 48 40
Multirole aircraf: 86 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 179 45

Navy

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

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.