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Greece vs Philippines

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Greece Philippines

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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Philippines is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 300,000 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 36,289 km). The capital of Philippines is Manila. The number of inhabitants is 106,651,394.

The Philippines has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is equipped with a mix of imported weapons systems, particularly second-hand equipment from the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 9 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.7% 1%

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: 107,600 143,100
Reserve personnel: 221,600 70,000
Available for military: 2,535,174 25,614,135

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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 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,126 567
Total artillery: 1,469 325
Self-propelled artillery: 588 0
Rocket artillery: 152 0

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: 855 229
Fighter aircraft: 35 12
Multirole aircraft: 202 0
Attack aircraft: 0 13
Helicopters: 427 111
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: 236 196
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 2
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 11 0

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.

Philippines

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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).