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Military power of India and Turkey

Country: India Turkey
Capital: New Delhi Ankara
Population: 1 276 267 000 79 814 871
Area: 3 287 590 km2 783 562 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 2,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 685 862
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 407 122
Available for military: 319 129 420 21 079 077

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 2 435×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 7 947
Total artillery: 5 067 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 290 1 087
Rocket artillery: 292 462

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 323 49
Multirole aircraf: 329 245
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 606

Navy

Total naval: 214 145
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 16
Corvettes: 24 9
Submarines: 15 12

Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.