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Military power of Turkey and Vietnam

Country: Turkey Vietnam
Capital: Ankara Hanoi
Population: 79 814 871 92 700 000
Area: 783 562 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Turkey military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,2% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 685 862 482 000
Reserve personnel: 407 122 3 000 000
Available for military: 21 079 077 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 435 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 947 2 380
Total artillery: 2 546 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 1 087 280
Rocket artillery: 462 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 351 274
Fighter aircraft: 49 37
Multirole aircraf: 245 24
Attack aircraft: 0 36
Helicopters: 606 145

Navy

Total naval: 145 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 7
Corvettes: 9 23
Submarines: 12 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.