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Military power of Pakistan and Turkey

Country: Pakistan Turkey
Capital: Islamabad Ankara
Population: 199 085 847 79 814 871
Area: 796 095 km2 783 562 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 2,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 685 862
Reserve personnel: 513 000 407 122
Available for military: 48 453 305 21 079 077

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 2 435×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 7 947
Total artillery: 3 827 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 415 1 087
Rocket artillery: 134 462

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 186 49
Multirole aircraf: 210 245
Attack aircraft: 82 0
Helicopters: 583 606

Navy

Total naval: 235 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 16
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 8 12

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.