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Military power of United Arab Emirates & Spain

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United Arab Emirates vs Spain

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 388 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5,813 2,384
Total artillery: 306 245
Self-propelled artillery: 183 102
Rocket artillery: 68 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 489 532
Fighter aircraft: 0 52
Multirole aircraf: 146 86
Attack aircraft: 0 13
Helicopters: 202 157
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 72 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 0 3

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

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.