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Military power of France and Greece

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Country: France Greece
Capital: Paris Athens
Population: 67 013 000 10 846 979
Area: 640 679 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 2,3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 203 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 68 000 216 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 2 535 174

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Land Forces

Tanks: 406 1 353×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 3 400
Total artillery: 448 1 162
Self-propelled artillery: 330 547
Rocket artillery: 13 152

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 076 620
Fighter aircraft: 38 0
Multirole aircraf: 150 198
Attack aircraft: 89 0
Helicopters: 512 268

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Navy

Total naval: 109 99
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 11 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 10 11

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Military service

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.

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.