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Military power of USA and Greece

Country: USA Greece
Capital: Washington Athens
Population: 324 527 000 10 846 979
Area: 9 857 306 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 143 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 216 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 3 400
Total artillery: 3 269 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 950 535
Rocket artillery: 1 197 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 613
Fighter aircraft: 388 41
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 198
Attack aircraft: 470 0
Helicopters: 5 000 220

Navy

Total naval: 436 99
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 70 11

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

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.