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Military power of Turkey and India

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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.