Spaingie Airmed Forces

The Spaingie Airmed Forces are in chairge o guaranteein the sovereignty an unthirldom o Spain, defender o its territorial integrity an the consteetutional order, accordin tae the functions entrustit in the Consteetution o 1978. These are formations bi: the Airmy, the Air Force, the Spaingie Armada, the Ryal Gaird an the Militar Emergency Unit, as weel as the so-cried Common Corps.

Spaingie Airmed Forces
Fuerzas Armadas Españolas
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HeidquartersMadrid, Spain
Commander-in-ChiefCapitán General King Felipe VI
Prime MeenisterPedro Sánchez
Meenister o DefenceMargarita Robles
Chief o the Defence StaffGeneral Fernando Alejandre Martínez[1]
Militar age18
Active personnel120,350 (2018)[2]
75,800 Civil Guards (only in wartime) (2018)[2]
Reserve personnel15,150 (2018)[2]
Budget€12.7 billion / $15.1 billion (2018)[2]
Percent o GDP1.0% (2018)[2]
Domestic suppliersAirbus, Santa Bárbara, Navantia, Indra, Gamesa, Abengoa
Foreign suppliers Unitit States
Annual exports€ 4.174 billion [3] (2010)
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HistoryMilitar history o Spain
RanksMilitar ranks o Spain

Spain is ane o the maist important naitions o the European Union (EUFOR) an Eurocorps. It awso occupies a prominent poseetion in the structure o the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), which it jyned in 1982. It awso haes the auldest Marine Corps in the warld an the auldest permanent militar units in the warld: the Keeng's Immemorial Infantry Regiment No. 1 an the "Soria" Light Infantry Regiment No. 9.


  1. (in Spaingie) New head of the Joint Chiefs of Spanish Defense Staff, General of the Army Fernando Alejandre Martínez. The Spanish Official Gazette Archived 2017-08-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 IISS 2019, p. 147.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF) (in Spaingie). Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 2015-02-17. Retrieved 2015-02-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as teetle (link)


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