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Egypt vs Greece

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Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

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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: 11 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 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: 438,500 107,600
Reserve personnel: 479,000 221,600
Available for military: 41,157,220 2,535,174

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

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Tanks: 3,789 1,365
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,699 4,126
Total artillery: 4,328 1,469
Self-propelled artillery: 889 588
Rocket artillery: 1,250 152

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,103 855
Fighter aircraft: 44 35
Multirole aircraf: 278 202
Attack aircraft: 121 0
Helicopters: 310 427
UCAV (combat drone): 32 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: 193 236
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 14 13
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 8 11

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.