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Military power of Spain and United Arab Emirates

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Country: Spain United Arab Emirates
Capital: Madrid Abu Dhabi
Population: 46 439 864 5 927 482
Area: 505 990 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 5,7%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 123 000 100 000
Reserve personnel: 8 200 0
Available for military: 11 759 557 3 240 000

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Land Forces

Tanks: 327 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 384 5 813
Total artillery: 245 306
Self-propelled artillery: 102 183
Rocket artillery: 0 68

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 519 489
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 146
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 157 202

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Navy

Total naval: 76 72
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 11
Submarines: 3 0

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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.

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.