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Military power of Greece & Sweden

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Greece vs Sweden

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Country: Greece (GR) Sweden (SE)
Capital: Athens Stockholm
Population: 10,718,565 10,385,347
Area: 131,990 km2 450,295 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 7.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.6% 1.1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 107,600 30,000
Reserve personnel: 221,600 34,500
Available for military: 2,535,174 2,065,782

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,353 120
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,400 2,719
Total artillery: 1,162 268
Self-propelled artillery: 547 48
Rocket artillery: 152 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 620 240
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 198 98
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 268 53
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 99 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 11 5

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Nuclear weapons

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Sweden

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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.