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Military power of Greece and Switzerland

Country: Greece Switzerland
Capital: Athens Bern
Population: 10 846 979 8 306 200
Area: 131 990 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Greece military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 216 000 80 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 1 500
Total artillery: 1 150 224
Self-propelled artillery: 535 224
Rocket artillery: 152 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 193
Fighter aircraft: 41 40
Multirole aircraf: 198 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 220 45

Navy

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

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.