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Military power of Greece & Iran

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Greece vs Iran

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Country: Greece (GR) Iran (IR)
Capital: Athens Tehran
Population: 10,718,565 83,183,741
Area: 131,990 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.6% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 107,600 610,000
Reserve personnel: 221,600 350,000
Available for military: 2,535,174 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,353 2,531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,400 1,625
Total artillery: 1,162 4,096
Self-propelled artillery: 547 570
Rocket artillery: 152 1,438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 620 886
Fighter aircraft: 0 130
Multirole aircraf: 198 73
Attack aircraft: 0 52
Helicopters: 268 324
UCAV (combat drone): 0 36

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Navy

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Total naval: 99 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 11 40

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Nuclear weapons

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.