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Military power of Japan and Greece

Country: Japan Greece
Capital: Tokyo Athens
Population: 126 880 000 10 846 979
Area: 377 944 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 143 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 216 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 3 400
Total artillery: 1 179 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 226 535
Rocket artillery: 99 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 613
Fighter aircraft: 154 41
Multirole aircraf: 134 198
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 719 220

Navy

Total naval: 129 99
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 17 11

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.