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Country
Turkey
Russia

Population:
77 695 904
143 975 923

Area:
783 562 km2
17 098 242 km2

Capital:
Ankara
Moscow


Military budget:
18,2 billion $
69,3 billion $

Percent of GDP:
2,4%
4,4%


Active personnel:
685 862
771 000

Reserve personnel:
407 122
2 000 000

Available for military:
21 079 077
34 765 736



Possession of nuclear weapons:
NO
YES

Warheads:
-
7 500



Land Forces

Tanks:
3 778
15 000

Armoured fighting vehicles:
8 036
27 675


Total artillery:
4 870
14 438

Self-propelled artillery:
868
6 077

Rocket artillery:
566
3 791

Air Forces

Total aircraft:
1 355
3 807


Fighter aircraft:
47
519

Multirole aircraf:
236
406

Attack aircraft:
0
733

Helicopters:
621
1 273

Navy

Total naval:
212
350


Aircraftcarriers:
0
1

Destroyers:
0
18

Frigates:
16
4

Corvettes:
8
78

Submarines:
13
57

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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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.