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Military power of Spain & Australia

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Country: Spain (ES) Australia (AU)
Capital: Madrid Canberra
Population: 47,450,795 25,807,800
Area: 505,990 km2 7,692,024 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 59,095
Reserve personnel: 15,150 28,878
Available for military: 11,759,557 5,316,464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 1,796
Total artillery: 245 235
Self-propelled artillery: 102 0
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 433
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 133
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 45
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 11 8
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 3 6

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.