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Military power of Spain & United Arab Emirates

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Country: Spain (ES) United Arab Emirates (AE)
Capital: Madrid Abu Dhabi
Population: 47,450,795 9,890,400
Area: 505,990 km2 83,600 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.2 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 5.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 133,282 100,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 90,000
Available for military: 11,759,557 3,240,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 354
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,384 8,980
Total artillery: 245 398
Self-propelled artillery: 102 183
Rocket artillery: 0 139

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 510
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 137
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 215
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 79
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 3 0

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

United Arab Emirates

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.

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.