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Military power of Greece and France

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

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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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.

France

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