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Military power of Spain & Italy

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Country: Spain (ES) Italy (IT)
Capital: Madrid Rome
Population: 46 439 864 60 795 612
Area: 505 990 km2 301 338 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,27%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 123 000 177 000
Reserve personnel: 8 200 41 867
Available for military: 11 759 557 13 865 688

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 384 2 795
Total artillery: 245 275
Self-propelled artillery: 102 164
Rocket artillery: 0 21

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 811
Fighter aircraft: 52 80
Multirole aircraf: 86 88
Attack aircraft: 13 48
Helicopters: 157 365

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 142
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 11 12
Corvettes: 0 1
Submarines: 3 8

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

Italy 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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.