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Military power of Netherlands & Spain

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Netherlands vs Spain

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Country: Netherlands (NL) Spain (ES)
Capital: Amsterdam Madrid
Population: 17 000 059 46 439 864
Area: 41 543 km2 505 990 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 10,75 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 0,6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59 346 123 000
Reserve personnel: 32 200 8 200
Available for military: 7 728 129 11 759 557

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 039 2 384
Total artillery: 57 245
Self-propelled artillery: 57 102
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 182 532
Fighter aircraft: 0 52
Multirole aircraf: 63 86
Attack aircraft: 0 13
Helicopters: 94 157

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 56 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 3

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Netherlands

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

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

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.