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Military power of Sweden and Spain

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.