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Military power of Greece and Italy

Country: Greece Italy
Capital: Athens Rome
Population: 10 846 979 60 795 612
Area: 131 990 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Greece military forces description Italy military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 175 900
Reserve personnel: 216 000 41 867
Available for military: 2 535 174 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 7 361
Total artillery: 1 150 407
Self-propelled artillery: 535 164
Rocket artillery: 152 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 954
Fighter aircraft: 41 80
Multirole aircraf: 198 86
Attack aircraft: 0 71
Helicopters: 220 487

Navy

Total naval: 99 148
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 13 14
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 11 8

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.