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Military power of Switzerland & Greece

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Switzerland vs Greece

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Greece (GR)
Capital: Bern Athens
Population: 8,570,146 10,718,565
Area: 41,285 km2 131,990 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 2.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 107,600
Reserve personnel: 80,000 221,600
Available for military: 1,852,580 2,535,174

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 1,353
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 3,400
Total artillery: 224 1,162
Self-propelled artillery: 224 547
Rocket artillery: 0 152

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 620
Fighter aircraft: 40 0
Multirole aircraf: 26 198
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 268
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.

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.