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Country: Turkey Russia
Capital: Ankara Moscow
Population: 77 695 904 143 975 923
Area: 783 562 17 098 242
Possession of nuclear weapons: NO YES
Warheads: - 7 500
Full description: Turkey full description and equipment Russia full description and equipment
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Military expenditures

Country: Turkey Russia
Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 69,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 4,4%
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Manpower

Country: Turkey Russia
Active personnel: 685 862 771 000
Reserve personnel: 407 122 2 000 000
Available for military: 21 079 077 34 765 736
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Land Forces

Country: Turkey Russia
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
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Air Forces

Country: Turkey Russia
Total aircraft: 1 355 3 807
Fighter aircraft: 47 519
Multirole aircraf: 236 406
Attack aircraft: 0 733
Helicopters: 621 1 273

Navy

Country: Turkey Russia
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.
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