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Military power of Greece and Germany

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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.