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Military power of Austria and Turkey

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Country: Austria Turkey
Capital: Vienna Ankara
Population: 8 725 931 79 814 871
Area: 83 879 km2 783 562 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 2,8 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,74% 2,2%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 55 000 685 862
Reserve personnel: 35 000 407 122
Available for military: 1 941 110 21 079 077

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Land Forces

Tanks: 56 2 435×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 284 7 947
Total artillery: 83 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 83 1 087
Rocket artillery: 0 462

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 136 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 15 49
Multirole aircraf: 0 245
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 70 606

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Navy

Total naval: 0 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 16
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 12

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Military service

Austria

Registration requirement at age 17, the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service (6 months), or optionally, alternative civil/community service (9 months); males 18 to 50 years old in the militia or inactive reserve are subject to compulsory service; in a January 2012 referendum, a majority of Austrians voted in favor of retaining the system of compulsory military service (with the option of alternative/non-military service) instead of switching to a professional army system.

Turkey

21-41 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary service; 12 months conscript obligation for non-university graduates, 6-12 months for university graduates (graduates of higher education may perform 6 months of military service as short-term privates, or 12 months as reserve officers); conscripts are called to register at age 20, for service at 21; women serve in the Turkish Armed Forces only as officers; reserve obligation to age 41; Turkish citizens with a residence or work permit who have worked abroad for at least 3 years (1095 days) can be exempt from military service in exchange for 6,000 EUR or its equivalent in foreign currencies; a law passed in December 2014 introduced a one-time payment scheme which exempted Turkish citizens 27 and older from conscription in exchange for a payment of $8,150.