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    Greece Military - 2005

      Military branches:
      Hellenic Army, Hellenic Navy, Hellenic Air Force (Polemiki Aeroporia, EPA)

      Military manpower - military age and obligation:
      18 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment after reaching January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 17 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation - 12 months for the Army and Air Force, 15 months for Navy (2005)

      Military manpower - availability:
      males age 18-49: 2,459,988 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service:
      males age 18-49: 2,018,557 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
      males: 58,399 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $5.89 billion (2004)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      4.3% (2003)

      NOTE: The information regarding Greece on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Greece Military 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece Military 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.

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