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Greece vs Azerbaijan

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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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Azerbaijan is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 86,600 km2 (land boundries: 2,468 km and costline 0 km (landlocked); note - Azerbaijan borders the Caspian Sea (713 km)). The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The number of inhabitants is 10,127,874.

The inventory of the Azerbaijan military is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era weapons systems with a small mix of equipment from other countries, like Israel and Turkey.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 9 billion $ 3.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.7% 5.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 107,600 126,400
Reserve personnel: 221,600 330,000
Available for military: 2,535,174 3,000,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,365 940
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,126 2,363
Total artillery: 1,469 909
Self-propelled artillery: 588 267
Rocket artillery: 152 323

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: 855 176
Fighter aircraft: 35 5
Multirole aircraft: 202 15
Attack aircraft: 0 11
Helicopters: 427 97
UCAV (combat drone): 3 0

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: 236 31
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 1
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 4

Total naval

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

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Azerbaijan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.