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Military power of Egypt and Turkey

Country: Egypt Turkey
Capital: Cairo Ankara
Population: 89 810 000 79 814 871
Area: 1 010 407 km2 783 562 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 2,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 500 000 685 862
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 407 122
Available for military: 41 157 220 21 079 077

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 914 2 435×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 7 947
Total artillery: 5 813 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 995 1 087
Rocket artillery: 1 322 462

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 277 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 113 49
Multirole aircraf: 241 245
Attack aircraft: 82 0
Helicopters: 260 606

Navy

Total naval: 154 145
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 16
Corvettes: 6 9
Submarines: 8 12

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.