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Military power of Greece and Syria

Country: Greece Syria
Capital: Athens Damascus
Population: 10 846 979 17 064 854
Area: 131 990 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Greece military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 143 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 216 000 0
Available for military: 2 535 174 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 4 000
Total artillery: 1 150 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 535 460
Rocket artillery: 152 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 706
Fighter aircraft: 41 278
Multirole aircraf: 198 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 220 163

Navy

Total naval: 99 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 2

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.