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Military power of Switzerland & Spain

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Switzerland vs Spain

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

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Navy

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

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

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.