armed forces of Spain are known as
the Spanish Armed Forces ( ).
King of Spain
, Juan Carlos I
, and consists of the
and Air Force
. It also includes,
, the Royal Guard
, the Spanish Legion
, an Army Airmobile Force
The Spanish Armed Forces are a modern military force charged with
defending the Kingdom's integrity and sovereignty. The Armed Forces are
also active members of NATO, the
Eurocorps, and the European Union
Current Chief of Defense of the Spanish Armed Forces is General
José Julio Rodríguez Fernández.
Spanish soldiers in Afghanistan
The military history of Spain includes the history of battles
fought in the territory of modern Spain, as well as her former and
current overseas possessions and territories, and the military
history of the Spanish people regardless of geography.
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