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Military power of Turkey and Japan

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Country: Turkey Japan
Capital: Ankara Tokyo
Population: 79 814 871 126 880 000
Area: 783 562 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,2% 1%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 685 862 247 150
Reserve personnel: 407 122 56 100
Available for military: 21 079 077 27 301 443

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Land Forces

Tanks: 2 435 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 947 2 905
Total artillery: 2 546 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 1 087 226
Rocket artillery: 462 99

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 351 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 49 154
Multirole aircraf: 245 134
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 606 719

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Navy

Total naval: 145 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 16 0
Corvettes: 9 6
Submarines: 12 17

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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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.