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Military power of Spain & Iran

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Country: Spain (ES) Iran (IR)
Capital: Madrid Tehran
Population: 47,450,795 83,183,741
Area: 505,990 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 610,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 350,000
Available for military: 11,759,557 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 3,555
Total artillery: 245 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 102 1,030
Rocket artillery: 0 1,755

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 973
Fighter aircraft: 52 112
Multirole aircraf: 86 75
Attack aircraft: 13 23
Helicopters: 157 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 272
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 3 19

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.