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Military power of Greece and Egypt

Country: Greece Egypt
Capital: Athens Cairo
Population: 10 846 979 89 810 000
Area: 131 990 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 216 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 11 454
Total artillery: 1 150 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 535 995
Rocket artillery: 152 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 41 113
Multirole aircraf: 198 241
Attack aircraft: 0 82
Helicopters: 220 260

Navy

Total naval: 99 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 11 8

Military service

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.