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Military power of Turkey and Jordan

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Country: Turkey Jordan
Capital: Ankara Amman
Population: 79 814 871 9 915 942
Area: 783 562 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,2% 4,6%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 685 862 110 700
Reserve personnel: 407 122 65 000
Available for military: 21 079 077 3 285 575

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Land Forces

Tanks: 2 435 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 947 3 149
Total artillery: 2 546 621
Self-propelled artillery: 1 087 461
Rocket artillery: 462 88

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 351 260
Fighter aircraft: 49 0
Multirole aircraf: 245 46
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 606 126

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Navy

Total naval: 145 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 12 0

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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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.