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Military power of Saudi Arabia & Spain

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Saudi Arabia vs Spain

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Country: Saudi Arabia (SA) Spain (ES)
Capital: Riyadh Madrid
Population: 34,218,169 47,450,795
Area: 2,149,690 km2 505,990 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57.5 billion $ 17.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 8.4% 1.2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 505,000 133,282
Reserve personnel: 325,000 15,150
Available for military: 8,240,714 11,759,557

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,142 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9,096 2,384
Total artillery: 757 245
Self-propelled artillery: 474 102
Rocket artillery: 122 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 855 532
Fighter aircraft: 62 52
Multirole aircraf: 54 86
Attack aircraft: 168 13
Helicopters: 341 157
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 11
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 3

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Nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.