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United Arab Emirates vs Greece

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United Arab Emirates is a country located in Middle East with an area of 83,600 km2 (land boundries: 1,066 km and costline 1,318 km). The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. The number of inhabitants is 9,890,400.

the UAE hosts a multi-service French military base. The UAE has a defense cooperation agreement with the United States and hosted about 3,500 US troops. UAE invaded Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition and withdrew its main military force in 2019. the UAE Armed Forces inventory is comprised of wide variety of mostly modern imported equipment. The Emirates has acquired military equipment from more than 20 countries. USA is the leading supplier.

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Greece is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 131,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,110 km and costline 13,676 km). The capital of Greece is Athens. The number of inhabitants is 10,718,565.

Greece joined NATO in 1952. The inventory of the Hellenic Armed Forces consists mostly of a mix of imported weapons from Europe and the USA. Germany is the leading supplier of weapons systems. Greece entered into a security agreement with France in 2021 that included the sale of frigates and fighter aircraft to augment its aging weapons systems. Greece's defense industry also is capable of producing a range of military hardware

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 2.6%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100,000 107,600
Reserve personnel: 90,000 221,600
Available for military: 3,240,000 2,535,174

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 354 1,365
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,980 4,126
Total artillery: 398 1,469
Self-propelled artillery: 183 588
Rocket artillery: 139 152

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 510 855
Fighter aircraft: 0 35
Multirole aircraft: 137 202
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 215 427
UCAV (combat drone): 0 3

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 79 236
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 0 11

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Greece

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.