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Military power of Philippines and Turkey

Country: Philippines Turkey
Capital: Manila Ankara
Population: 102 984 100 79 814 871
Area: 300 000 km2 783 562 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description Turkey military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 125 000 685 862
Reserve personnel: 131 000 407 122
Available for military: 25 614 135 21 079 077

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 2 435×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 7 947
Total artillery: 323 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 0 1 087
Rocket artillery: 0 462

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 2 49
Multirole aircraf: 0 245
Attack aircraft: 23 0
Helicopters: 124 606

Navy

Total naval: 132 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 4 16
Corvettes: 12 9
Submarines: 0 12

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).

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.