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Military power of Greece and Israel

Country: Greece Israel
Capital: Athens Jerusalem
Population: 10 846 979 8 238 300
Area: 131 990 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
More: Greece military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 216 000 445 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 6 766
Total artillery: 1 150 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 535 614
Rocket artillery: 152 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 789
Fighter aircraft: 41 52
Multirole aircraf: 198 343
Attack aircraft: 0 25
Helicopters: 220 203

Navy

Total naval: 99 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 11 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).