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Military power of Italy & Greece

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Italy vs Greece

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Country: Italy (IT) Greece (GR)
Capital: Rome Athens
Population: 60,317,116 10,718,565
Area: 301,338 km2 131,990 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 28.9 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 2.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 165,500 107,600
Reserve personnel: 18,300 221,600
Available for military: 13,865,688 2,535,174

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 1,353
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,795 3,400
Total artillery: 275 1,162
Self-propelled artillery: 164 547
Rocket artillery: 21 152

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 828 620
Fighter aircraft: 80 0
Multirole aircraf: 93 198
Attack aircraft: 48 0
Helicopters: 365 268
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 99
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 13
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 8 11

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

Italy participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.