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Military power of Italy and Greece

Country: Italy Greece
Capital: Rome Athens
Population: 60 795 612 10 846 979
Area: 301 338 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 143 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 216 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 3 400
Total artillery: 407 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 164 535
Rocket artillery: 21 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 613
Fighter aircraft: 80 41
Multirole aircraf: 86 198
Attack aircraft: 71 0
Helicopters: 487 220

Navy

Total naval: 148 99
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 13
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 8 11

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.