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Military power of Turkey and Australia

Country: Turkey Australia
Capital: Ankara Canberra
Population: 79 814 871 24 399 300
Area: 783 562 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,2% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 685 862 58 061
Reserve personnel: 407 122 19 338
Available for military: 21 079 077 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 435 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 947 2 580
Total artillery: 2 546 235
Self-propelled artillery: 1 087 0
Rocket artillery: 462 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 351 450
Fighter aircraft: 49 0
Multirole aircraf: 245 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 606 187

Navy

Total naval: 145 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 11
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 12 6

Military service

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.