Hellenic Armed Forces

The Hellenic Armed Forces (Greek: Eλληνικές Ένοπλες Δυνάμεις, Ellinikés Énoples Dynámis) are the combined ground, naval and air forces of Greece. They consist of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, the Hellenic Army, the Hellenic Navy, and the Hellenic Air Force.

Hellenic Armed Forces
Eλληνικές Ένοπλες Δυνάμεις
Coat of arms
Current form1975
Service branches Hellenic National Defence General Staff
Hellenic Army
Hellenic Navy
Hellenic Air Force
HeadquartersAthens, Greece
President Katerina Sakellaropoulou
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Minister of National Defense Nikos Panagiotopoulos
Chief of the General Staff General Konstantinos Floros
Military age18 years of age
Available for
military service
2,535,174 males, age 15–49 (2008 est.[1]),
2,517,273 females, age 15–49 (2008 est.[2])
Fit for
military service
2,084,469 males, age 15–49 (2008 est.[3]),
2,065,956 females, age 15–49 (2008 est.[4])
Reaching military
age annually
53,858 males (2008 est.[5]),
50,488 females (2008 est.[6])
Active personnel107,600[7]
Reserve personnel221,600[8]
Budget€4.398 billion (2020)[7]
Percent of GDP2.58% (2020)[7]
Domestic suppliersELBO, EAS (EBO, Pyrkal), Miltech, KEA, EAB, Theon, Sunlight, Intracom Defence Electronics, Elfon, HDVS, Elmon, Apella, ALTUS LSA, Metka, VEMEKEP, BOSA, SIELMAN, Akmon, ISI Hellas, Valpak, Thales Electronic System, Prisma Electronics, SSMART- SIGNAL HELLAS, TELETEL, Barracuda ships, Motomarine, Elefsis Shipyards, Neorion, GAL, Axon Engineering, Spider, Vipon, TEMMA, Grantex, Kampakas, Kouimtzis Group, Hellenic Shipyards Co., Kioleides, EODH, BSK Defense, OMI Ordtech, HAT
(Past: Chropei, Elviemek, Econ group, 3 Sigma)
Foreign suppliers Austria
 United Kingdom
 United States
(Past:  Austria-Hungary)
Related articles
HistoryMilitary history of Greece
RanksGreek military ranks

The civilian authority overseeing the Hellenic Armed Forces is the Ministry of National Defense.