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Military power of Turkey and Philippines

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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).