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Greece vs Saudi Arabia

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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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Saudi Arabia is a country located in Middle East with an area of 2,149,690 km2 (land boundries: 4,272 km and costline 2,640 km). The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. The number of inhabitants is 34,218,169.

Saudi-led coalition of Arab states invaded Yemen in 2015. The inventory of the Saudi military forces, including the SANG, includes a mix of mostly modern weapons systems from the US and Europe. The United States is the leading supplier of armaments. In 2021 Saudi Arabia was the world's largest arms importer.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 57.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.6% 8.4%

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: 107,600 505,000
Reserve personnel: 221,600 325,000
Available for military: 2,535,174 8,240,714

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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 1,275
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,126 6,347
Total artillery: 1,469 2,580
Self-propelled artillery: 588 510
Rocket artillery: 152 252

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 1,407
Fighter aircraft: 35 141
Multirole aircraf: 202 72
Attack aircraft: 0 151
Helicopters: 427 491
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 34
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 11 0

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.

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.