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Military power of Greece & Syria

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Greece vs Syria

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Country: Greece (GR) Syria (SY)
Capital: Athens Damascus
Population: 10,718,565 17,500,657
Area: 131,990 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.6% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 107,600 169,000
Reserve personnel: 221,600 0
Available for military: 2,535,174 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,353 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,400 3,810
Total artillery: 1,162 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 547 424
Rocket artillery: 152 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 620 518
Fighter aircraft: 0 110
Multirole aircraf: 198 40
Attack aircraft: 0 96
Helicopters: 268 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 99 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 0

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Nuclear weapons

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.