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Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe with an area of 505,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,952.7 km and costline 4,964 km). The capital of Spain is Madrid. The number of inhabitants is 47,450,795.

Spain joined NATO in 1982. The inventory of the Spanish military is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. Spain's defense industry manufactures land, air, and sea weapons systems and is integrated within the European defense-industrial sector.

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Jordan is a country located in Middle East with an area of 89,341 km2 (land boundries: 1,744 km and costline 26 km). The capital of Jordan is Amman. The number of inhabitants is 10,658,123.

Jordan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. The JAF inventory is comprised of a wide mix of imported equipment from Europe, Russia, and the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 2.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 100,500
Reserve personnel: 15,150 65,000
Available for military: 11,759,557 3,285,575

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 1,588
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,361 3,653
Total artillery: 242 633
Self-propelled artillery: 102 461
Rocket artillery: 0 88

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 570 255
Fighter aircraft: 68 0
Multirole aircraft: 84 44
Attack aircraft: 13 4
Helicopters: 152 140
UCAV (combat drone): 4 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 60 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 2 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Jordan

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.