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Military power of Greece and Russia

Country: Greece Russia
Capital: Athens Moscow
Population: 10 846 979 144 554 993
Area: 131 990 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 216 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 30 201
Total artillery: 1 150 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 535 5 943
Rocket artillery: 152 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 41 629
Multirole aircraf: 198 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 220 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 99 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 13 6
Corvettes: 0 83
Submarines: 11 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.