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Greece vs Romania

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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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Romania is a country located in Southeastern Europe with an area of 238,391 km2 (land boundries: 2,844 km and costline 225 km). The capital of Romania is Bucharest. The number of inhabitants is 19,317,984.

Romania became a member of NATO in 2004. Romania conducts its own air policing mission, but because of Russian aggression in the Black Sea region, NATO allies have sent detachments of fighters to augment the Romanian Air Force since 2014. Romania hosts a NATO multinational divisional and a brigade-sized headquarters. The inventory of the Romanian Armed Forces is comprised mostly of Soviet-era and older domestically-produced weapons systems.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 9 billion $ 8.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.7% 2.5%

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 68,500
Reserve personnel: 221,600 53,000
Available for military: 2,535,174 5,601,234

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

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Tanks: 1,365 440
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,126 1,352
Total artillery: 1,469 1,355
Self-propelled artillery: 588 53
Rocket artillery: 152 207

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: 855 165
Fighter aircraft: 35 23
Multirole aircraft: 202 14
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 427 69
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 55
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 3
Corvettes: 0 7
Submarines: 11 1

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

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Romania

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.

Romania

18 years of age for male and female voluntary service; conscription ended 2006; all military inductees (including women) contract for an initial 5-year term of service, with subsequent successive 3-year terms until age 36.