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Military power of China and Greece

Country: China Greece
Capital: Beijing Athens
Population: 1 373 541 278 10 846 979
Area: 9 596 961 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 260 warheads 0 warheads
More: China military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 215 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 300 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 510 000 216 000
Available for military: 385 821 101 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 9 150 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 788 3 400
Total artillery: 9 726 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 535
Rocket artillery: 1 770 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 3 729 613
Fighter aircraft: 1 199 41
Multirole aircraf: 567 198
Attack aircraft: 300 0
Helicopters: 1 627 220

Navy

Total naval: 749 99
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 32 0
Frigates: 51 13
Corvettes: 32 0
Submarines: 73 11

Military service

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.