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Military power of Spain & Germany

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Spain vs Germany

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Country: Spain (ES) Germany (DE)
Capital: Madrid Berlin
Population: 46 439 864 82 175 700
Area: 505 990 km2 357 168 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 44,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 123 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 8 200 40 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 18 529 299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 384 3 592
Total artillery: 245 440
Self-propelled artillery: 102 148
Rocket artillery: 0 50

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 785
Fighter aircraft: 52 134
Multirole aircraf: 86 115
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 358

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 64
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 10
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 3 6

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

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

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.