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Military power of Spain & Japan

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Spain vs Japan

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Country: Spain (ES) Japan (JP)
Capital: Madrid Tokyo
Population: 47,450,795 125,360,000
Area: 505,990 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 247,150
Reserve personnel: 15,150 56,100
Available for military: 11,759,557 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 3,072
Total artillery: 245 623
Self-propelled artillery: 102 214
Rocket artillery: 0 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 52 155
Multirole aircraf: 86 79
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 698
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 140
Aircraftcarriers: 1 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 3 22

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.