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Military power of Sweden & Spain

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Sweden vs Spain

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

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.