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Military power of Turkey and United Arab Emirates

Country: Turkey United Arab Emirates
Capital: Ankara Abu Dhabi
Population: 79 814 871 5 927 482
Area: 783 562 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Turkey military forces description United Arab Emirates military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,2% 5,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 685 862 100 000
Reserve personnel: 407 122 0
Available for military: 21 079 077 3 240 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 435 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 947 5 813
Total artillery: 2 546 306
Self-propelled artillery: 1 087 183
Rocket artillery: 462 68

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 351 489
Fighter aircraft: 49 0
Multirole aircraf: 245 146
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 606 202

Navy

Total naval: 145 72
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 0
Corvettes: 9 11
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.

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.