Spain completes review of Armed Forces for 21st century

Spain has completed its review of the Armed Forces, reducing the total number to 121,000 personnel. A new Central Operations Force of 67,000 soldiers, sailors and air has been created, out of which a Joint Force of 27,000 military will be on operational status at any time, with a joint HQ based in Madrid. The Joint Force includes oversea missions, coastguard, UME (the military emergency response force to assist civilian forces), the Intelligence Agency and Continue reading Spain completes review of Armed Forces for 21st century