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Military power of Jordan and Turkey

Country: Jordan Turkey
Capital: Amman Ankara
Population: 9 915 942 79 814 871
Area: 89 341 km2 783 562 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description Turkey military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 2,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 685 862
Reserve personnel: 65 000 407 122
Available for military: 3 285 575 21 079 077

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 2 435×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 7 947
Total artillery: 621 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 461 1 087
Rocket artillery: 88 462

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 0 49
Multirole aircraf: 46 245
Attack aircraft: 8 0
Helicopters: 126 606

Navy

Total naval: 27 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 16
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 12

Military service

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

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.