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According to the latest developments, up toall active divisions will dissolve, but all brigades will acquire one more manoeuvre battalion, largely eliminating the distinction between mechanized and armoured formations, thus creating a new type brigade, which will be named Strike Brigade. There are three classes of personnel in the Hellenic Army, namely professional, volunteer and conscript.
There are currently 90, personnel on active duty, of which 30, are conscripted. As ofthe Hellenic Republic has mandatory military service conscription of 9 months for all males between the ages of 18 and Citizens discharged from active service are normally placed in the Reserve and are subject to periodic recall of 1—10 days at irregular intervals.
Greek males between the age of 18 and 60 who live in strategically sensitive areas may also be required to serve Hellenic Anthem in the National Guard. During a mobilization the amount of conscripts may exceedConscript enlisted men and non-commissioned officers wear special rank insignia to differentiate them from volunteers.
In the chain of commandgraduates of the two military academies in Athens and Thessaloniki are considered higher in seniority compared to professional officers of the same rank who graduate from specialized military schools. The latter officers are followed in seniority by volunteer and finally conscript staff.
During war, the Hellenic army battalions are commanded Hellenic Anthem either a ranking officer major general or if in a combat Hellenic Anthem by another state which in agreement with the Greek state will be commanded by a ranking General of their own. Hellenic Anthem heavy equipment and weaponry of the Hellenic Army is mostly of foreign manufacture, from GermanFrenchItalianAmericanBritish and Russian suppliers.
Equipment runs the gamut from state-of-the art to obsolete Cold War inventories; the latter are gradually being retired. The rank was subsequently assumed by his successors upon accession, until the abolition of the monarchy. The only regular officer to have been awarded the rank was General Alexander Papagos on 28 October Evzones of the regularized "Typikon" formations established by Kapodistrias Uniforms of officers left and enlisted men right in the Greek Army in the first period of King Otto 's reign.
Cavalry trooper and officer ofoutfitted like Bavarian uhlans with czapki hats, in contrast to the shakos of other branches. Artillerymen during the early years of King Otto : Hellenic Anthem to right soldier, bombardierand artillery officer. Army officers that took part in the Macedonian Struggle c.
General and later PM Nikolaos Plastiras. Greek troops with Allies during the occupation of Constantinople. Greek soldiers at Afyonkarahisar, Greco-Turkish War — The soldiers wear Adrian helmets and third from left is armed with a Chauchat machine gun. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the land force of modern Greece.
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