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Military power of Germany and Greece

Country: Germany Greece
Capital: Berlin Athens
Population: 82 175 700 10 846 979
Area: 357 168 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 143 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 216 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 3 400
Total artillery: 441 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 149 535
Rocket artillery: 50 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 613
Fighter aircraft: 125 41
Multirole aircraf: 93 198
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 380 220

Navy

Total naval: 64 99
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 13
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 11

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.