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Military power of Greece and USA

Country: Greece USA
Capital: Athens Washington
Population: 10 846 979 324 527 000
Area: 131 990 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Greece military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 216 000 811 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 46 000
Total artillery: 1 150 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 535 950
Rocket artillery: 152 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 41 388
Multirole aircraf: 198 2 062
Attack aircraft: 0 470
Helicopters: 220 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 99 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 70

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.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.