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Military power of Spain and USA

Country: Spain USA
Capital: Madrid Washington
Population: 46 439 864 324 527 000
Area: 505 990 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Spain military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 16 200 811 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 46 000
Total artillery: 239 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 96 950
Rocket artillery: 0 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 48 388
Multirole aircraf: 86 2 062
Attack aircraft: 0 470
Helicopters: 179 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 54 436
Aircraftcarriers: 1 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 3 70

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.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.