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Military power of Vietnam and Turkey

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.