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Military power of Sweden and Greece

Country: Sweden Greece
Capital: Stockholm Athens
Population: 9 851 017 10 846 979
Area: 450 295 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 216 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 3 400
Total artillery: 244 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 24 535
Rocket artillery: 0 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 613
Fighter aircraft: 0 41
Multirole aircraf: 98 198
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 220

Navy

Total naval: 213 99
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 5 11

Military service

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.

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.