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Military power of Turkey and Poland

Country: Turkey Poland
Capital: Ankara Warsaw
Population: 79 814 871 38 454 576
Area: 783 562 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Turkey military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,2% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 685 862 120 000
Reserve personnel: 407 122 515 000
Available for military: 21 079 077 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 435 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 947 2 358
Total artillery: 2 546 706
Self-propelled artillery: 1 087 454
Rocket artillery: 462 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 351 539
Fighter aircraft: 49 32
Multirole aircraf: 245 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 606 283

Navy

Total naval: 145 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 2
Corvettes: 9 1
Submarines: 12 5

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.