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Military power of Ukraine & Greece

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Ukraine vs Greece

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Country: Ukraine (UA) Greece (GR)
Capital: Kiev Athens
Population: 44 429 471 10 846 979
Area: 603 500 km2 131 990 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 2,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 200 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 216 000
Available for military: 11 149 646 2 535 174

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 045 1 353
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 127 3 400
Total artillery: 3 973 1 162
Self-propelled artillery: 1 236 547
Rocket artillery: 693 152

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 425 620
Fighter aircraft: 39 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 198
Attack aircraft: 25 0
Helicopters: 243 268

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Navy

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Total naval: 40 99
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 1 13
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 0 11

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Nuclear weapons

Ukraine

Although Ukraine has never produced its own nuclear weapon to this day, we should bear in mind that back in the days, Ukraine possessed approximately 5,000 nuclear weapons. This is all due to the fact that before 1991, Ukraine was a part of the Soviet Union. However, as a consequence of its dissolution, all the countries that were satellites or were forcefully attached to Soviet Union, received number of warheads. They were once the property of the Soviet Union. Nevertheless, after Ukraine became independent, they received everything that was the part of the USSR, even nuclear warheads. As a result of that, Ukraine became the third largest holder of nuclear weapons in the world.

Ukraine decided to get rid of these weapons quite quickly. Three years later, in 1994 that is, they joined Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. In 1996, all the warheads were moved and disassembled in Russia.

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Ukraine

18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months

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.