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Military power of Italy & Spain

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Italy vs Spain

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Country: Italy (IT) Spain (ES)
Capital: Rome Madrid
Population: 60 795 612 46 439 864
Area: 301 338 km2 505 990 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 0,6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 177 000 123 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 8 200
Available for military: 13 865 688 11 759 557

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 795 2 384
Total artillery: 275 245
Self-propelled artillery: 164 102
Rocket artillery: 21 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 811 532
Fighter aircraft: 80 52
Multirole aircraf: 88 86
Attack aircraft: 48 13
Helicopters: 365 157

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 76
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 11
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 8 3

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

Italy participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.