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Military power of Spain & Saudi Arabia

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Spain vs Saudi Arabia

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Country: Spain (ES) Saudi Arabia (SA)
Capital: Madrid Riyadh
Population: 47,450,795 34,218,169
Area: 505,990 km2 2,149,690 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 57.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 8.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 505,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 325,000
Available for military: 11,759,557 8,240,714

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 1,142
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 9,096
Total artillery: 245 757
Self-propelled artillery: 102 474
Rocket artillery: 0 122

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 855
Fighter aircraft: 52 62
Multirole aircraf: 86 54
Attack aircraft: 13 168
Helicopters: 157 341
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 7
Corvettes: 0 4
Submarines: 3 0

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.