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The China-DPRK Treaty on Friendship is a treaty signed on 11 July 1961 between North Korea and China. The treaty obligates China militarily to defend North Korea and vice versa.North Korea enjoys a close relationship with China which is often called North Korea's closest ally. The relations were strained in the last few years because of China's concerns about North Korea's nuclear program. Both countries have nuclear weapons.

Greece is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 131,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,110 km and costline 13,676 km). The capital of Greece is Athens. The number of inhabitants is 10,718,565.

Greece joined NATO in 1952. The inventory of the Hellenic Armed Forces consists mostly of a mix of imported weapons from Europe and the USA. Germany is the leading supplier of weapons systems. Greece entered into a security agreement with France in 2021 that included the sale of frigates and fighter aircraft to augment its aging weapons systems. Greece's defense industry also is capable of producing a range of military hardware

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 253.3 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 2.6%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 3,465,000 107,600
Reserve personnel: 8,600,000 221,600
Available for military: 392,336,380 2,535,174

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 11,750 1,365
Armoured fighting vehicles: 18,130 4,126
Total artillery: 20,094 1,469
Self-propelled artillery: 7,220 588
Rocket artillery: 7,140 152

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 5,590 855
Fighter aircraft: 1,398 35
Multirole aircraft: 1,165 202
Attack aircraft: 308 0
Helicopters: 1,557 427
UCAV (combat drone): 151 3

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 1,709 236
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 56 13
Corvettes: 81 0
Submarines: 146 11

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

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Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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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.