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Military power of Greece and Spain

Country: Greece Spain
Capital: Athens Madrid
Population: 10 846 979 46 439 864
Area: 131 990 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Greece military forces description Spain military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 0,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 204 692
Reserve personnel: 216 000 16 200
Available for military: 2 535 174 11 759 557

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 2 530
Total artillery: 1 150 239
Self-propelled artillery: 535 96
Rocket artillery: 152 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 533
Fighter aircraft: 41 48
Multirole aircraf: 198 86
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 220 179

Navy

Total naval: 99 54
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 3

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.

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.