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Military power of Poland and Greece

Country: Poland Greece
Capital: Warsaw Athens
Population: 38 454 576 10 846 979
Area: 312 679 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 216 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 3 400
Total artillery: 706 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 454 535
Rocket artillery: 180 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 613
Fighter aircraft: 32 41
Multirole aircraf: 48 198
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 283 220

Navy

Total naval: 83 99
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 13
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 5 11

Military service

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned 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.