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Military power of Russia and Greece

Country: Russia Greece
Capital: Moscow Athens
Population: 144 554 993 10 846 979
Area: 17 098 242 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 216 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 3 400
Total artillery: 14 533 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 535
Rocket artillery: 4 020 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 613
Fighter aircraft: 629 41
Multirole aircraf: 428 198
Attack aircraft: 752 0
Helicopters: 1 360 220

Navy

Total naval: 313 99
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 13
Corvettes: 83 0
Submarines: 61 11

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.