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Qatar is a country located in Middle East with an area of 11,586 km2 (land boundries: 87 km and costline 563 km). The capital of Qatar is Doha. The number of inhabitants is 2,795,484.

The Qatari military's inventory includes a broad mix of older and modern weapons systems, mostly from the United States and Europe. In the 2010s, Qatar embarked on an extensive military expansion and modernization program with large air, ground, and naval equipment purchases.

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Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe with an area of 505,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,952.7 km and costline 4,964 km). The capital of Spain is Madrid. The number of inhabitants is 47,450,795.

Spain joined NATO in 1982. The inventory of the Spanish military is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. Spain's defense industry manufactures land, air, and sea weapons systems and is integrated within the European defense-industrial sector.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6 billion $ 23.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.6% 1.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 66,550 133,282
Reserve personnel: 15,000 15,150
Available for military: 389,487 11,759,557

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 138 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 922 2,361
Total artillery: 62 242
Self-propelled artillery: 46 102
Rocket artillery: 16 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 205 570
Fighter aircraft: 0 68
Multirole aircraft: 46 84
Attack aircraft: 6 13
Helicopters: 87 152
UCAV (combat drone): 6 4

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 92 60
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 0 2

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Qatar

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Qatar

Conscription for males aged 18-35; 4-month general obligation, 3 months for graduates.

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.