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Military power of Spain & Switzerland

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Spain vs Switzerland

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Country: Spain (ES) Switzerland (CH)
Capital: Madrid Bern
Population: 47,450,795 8,570,146
Area: 505,990 km2 41,285 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 0.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 140,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 80,000
Available for military: 11,759,557 1,852,580

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 1,500
Total artillery: 245 224
Self-propelled artillery: 102 224
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 193
Fighter aircraft: 52 40
Multirole aircraf: 86 26
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 45
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Switzerland

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.