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Military power of Greece and Iran

Country: Greece Iran
Capital: Athens Tehran
Population: 10 846 979 78 192 200
Area: 131 990 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 216 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 1 315
Total artillery: 1 150 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 535 320
Rocket artillery: 152 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 883
Fighter aircraft: 41 151
Multirole aircraf: 198 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 220 324

Navy

Total naval: 99 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 11 40

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.