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Military power of Spain & Greece

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Spain vs Greece

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Country: Spain (ES) Greece (GR)
Capital: Madrid Athens
Population: 47,450,795 10,718,565
Area: 505,990 km2 131,990 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 2.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 107,600
Reserve personnel: 15,150 221,600
Available for military: 11,759,557 2,535,174

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 1,353
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 3,400
Total artillery: 245 1,162
Self-propelled artillery: 102 547
Rocket artillery: 0 152

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 620
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 198
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 268
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 99
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 3 11

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Greece

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.

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.