We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Turkey and Poland

Lack of map.
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%

Military budget

More

Manpower

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

Active

More

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

Tanks

More

Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

More

Navy

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

Total naval

More

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.