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Greece vs Nordic Defence Cooperation

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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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The Nordic Defence Cooperation (Nordefco) is a collaboration among the Nordic countries in the area of defense. Its five members are Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The organization was established on November 4, 2009 in Helsinki. The leadership of the organization is rotational.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 20.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.6% 0%

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: 107,600 76,500
Reserve personnel: 221,600 980,500
Available for military: 2,535,174 4,299,331

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

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Tanks: 1,365 412
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,126 4,644
Total artillery: 1,469 1,133
Self-propelled artillery: 588 180
Rocket artillery: 152 71

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: 855 469
Fighter aircraft: 35 0
Multirole aircraf: 202 174
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 427 118
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: 236 397
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 4
Corvettes: 0 15
Submarines: 11 11

Total naval

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

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Nordic Defence Cooperation

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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.

Nordic Defence Cooperation

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