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Military power of Greece & South Korea

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Greece vs South Korea

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Country: Greece (GR) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Athens Seoul
Population: 10,718,565 51,709,098
Area: 131,990 km2 100,210 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.6% 2.7%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 107,600 555,000
Reserve personnel: 221,600 2,750,000
Available for military: 2,535,174 13,185,794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,353 2,606
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,400 4,380
Total artillery: 1,162 7,468
Self-propelled artillery: 547 3,040
Rocket artillery: 152 574

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 620 1,585
Fighter aircraft: 0 156
Multirole aircraf: 198 371
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 268 757
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 99 195
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 13 18
Corvettes: 0 11
Submarines: 11 22

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Nuclear weapons

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

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.

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.