Hellenic Armed forces

Greece
Population
10 846 979
Military budget
7 billion $
Active personnel
143 000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Athens
Area: 131 990 km2
Population: 10 846 979
Etnic groups: Greek 92%, Albanian 4.5%, other 3.5%
Religions: Greek Orthodox 98%, Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%

Military branches

(Eλληνικές Ένοπλες Δυνάμεις) Hellenic Army (Ellinikos Stratos, ES), Hellenic Navy (Elliniko Polemiko Navtiko, EPN), Hellenic Air Force.

Military service

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
7 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
2,3

Manpower

Active personnel
143 000

(China)

Reserve
216 000

(China)

Available
2 535 174

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
1 353

(Russia)

AFV
3 400

(USA)

Artillery
1 162

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
547

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
152
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Leonidas II491
-M901 ITV362

Self-propelled artillery

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-RM70116

Air Forces

Total aircraft
620

(USA)

Fighters
0

(China)

Multirole
198

(USA)

Attack
0

(Russia)

Helicopters
268

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-AB 20562
-AB 206B-314
-Bell 2121
-Schweizer 300C17
-AS 332C1 Super Puma12
-Bell OH-58 Kiowa70

Navy

Total naval
99

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
13

(China)

Corvettes
0

(Russia)

Submarines
11

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Hydra class4
-Elli class9

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Papanikolis class4

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.