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Military power of Greece and Poland

Country: Greece Poland
Capital: Athens Warsaw
Population: 10 846 979 38 454 576
Area: 131 990 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Greece military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 216 000 515 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 2 358
Total artillery: 1 150 706
Self-propelled artillery: 535 454
Rocket artillery: 152 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 539
Fighter aircraft: 41 32
Multirole aircraf: 198 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 220 283

Navy

Total naval: 99 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 2
Corvettes: 0 1
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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.