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Military power of Greece and France

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
More: Greece military forces description France military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 143 000 215 019
Reserve personnel: 216 000 27 680
Available for military: 2 535 174 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 6 352
Total artillery: 1 150 448
Self-propelled artillery: 535 330
Rocket artillery: 152 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 1 036
Fighter aircraft: 41 35
Multirole aircraf: 198 150
Attack aircraft: 0 84
Helicopters: 220 480

Navy

Total naval: 99 110
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 10

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.