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Military power of Spain & Poland

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Spain vs Poland

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Country: Spain (ES) Poland (PL)
Capital: Madrid Warsaw
Population: 47,450,795 38,268,000
Area: 505,990 km2 312,679 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 2.1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 140,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 515,000
Available for military: 11,759,557 10,500,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 868
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 2,496
Total artillery: 245 824
Self-propelled artillery: 102 627
Rocket artillery: 0 197

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 469
Fighter aircraft: 52 23
Multirole aircraf: 86 48
Attack aircraft: 13 32
Helicopters: 157 212
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 46
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 0 2
Submarines: 3 1

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Poland

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.