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Military power of Greece & Japan

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Greece vs Japan

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Country: Greece (GR) Japan (JP)
Capital: Athens Tokyo
Population: 10,718,565 125,360,000
Area: 131,990 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.6% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 107,600 247,150
Reserve personnel: 221,600 56,100
Available for military: 2,535,174 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,353 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,400 3,072
Total artillery: 1,162 623
Self-propelled artillery: 547 214
Rocket artillery: 152 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 620 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 0 155
Multirole aircraf: 198 79
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 268 698
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 99 140
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 13 2
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 11 22

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Nuclear weapons

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.