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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: 47,450,795 83,166,711
Area: 505,990 km2 357,168 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 183,907
Reserve personnel: 15,150 30,050
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 3,874
Total artillery: 245 401
Self-propelled artillery: 102 121
Rocket artillery: 0 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 662
Fighter aircraft: 52 141
Multirole aircraf: 86 90
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 347
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 65
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 12
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 3 6

Total naval

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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.