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Military power of Spain and Greece

Country: Spain Greece
Capital: Madrid Athens
Population: 46 439 864 10 846 979
Area: 505 990 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 143 000
Reserve personnel: 16 200 216 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 3 400
Total artillery: 239 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 96 535
Rocket artillery: 0 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 613
Fighter aircraft: 48 41
Multirole aircraf: 86 198
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 179 220

Navy

Total naval: 54 99
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 3 11

Military service

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

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.