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Military power of Syria and Greece

Country: Syria Greece
Capital: Damascus Athens
Population: 17 064 854 10 846 979
Area: 185 180 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 178 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 0 216 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 3 400
Total artillery: 3 200 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 460 535
Rocket artillery: 582 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 613
Fighter aircraft: 278 41
Multirole aircraf: 40 198
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 163 220

Navy

Total naval: 64 99
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 2 11

Military service

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.

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.