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Venezuela vs Spain

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Venezuela Spain

Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe with an area of 505,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,952.7 km and costline 4,964 km). The capital of Spain is Madrid. The number of inhabitants is 47,450,795.

Spain joined NATO in 1982. The inventory of the Spanish military is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. Spain's defense industry manufactures land, air, and sea weapons systems and is integrated within the European defense-industrial sector.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 0.7 billion $ 19.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.35% 1.4%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 330,000 133,282
Reserve personnel: 8,000 15,150
Available for military: 8,000,000 11,759,557

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 312 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,000 2,361
Total artillery: 200 242
Self-propelled artillery: 60 102
Rocket artillery: 36 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 263 570
Fighter aircraft: 6 68
Multirole aircraft: 42 84
Attack aircraft: 0 13
Helicopters: 81 152
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 46 60
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 2 2

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Venezuela

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

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.