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Military power of Spain & Sweden

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Spain vs Sweden

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Country: Spain (ES) Sweden (SE)
Capital: Madrid Stockholm
Population: 47,450,795 10,385,347
Area: 505,990 km2 450,295 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 7.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 1.1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 30,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 34,500
Available for military: 11,759,557 2,065,782

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 120
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 2,719
Total artillery: 245 268
Self-propelled artillery: 102 48
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 240
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 98
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 53
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 213
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 3 5

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Sweden

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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.