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Military power of Greece and Japan

Country: Greece Japan
Capital: Athens Tokyo
Population: 10 846 979 126 880 000
Area: 131 990 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Greece military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 216 000 56 100
Available for military: 2 535 174 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 2 905
Total artillery: 1 150 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 535 226
Rocket artillery: 152 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 41 154
Multirole aircraf: 198 134
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 220 719

Navy

Total naval: 99 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 11 17

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.