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Military power of Germany & Turkey

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Germany vs Turkey

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Country: Germany (DE) Turkey (TR)
Capital: Berlin Ankara
Population: 82 175 700 79 814 871
Area: 357 168 km2 783 562 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 178 334 685 862
Reserve personnel: 40 000 407 122
Available for military: 18 529 299 21 079 077

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 2 435
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 7 947
Total artillery: 440 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 148 1 087
Rocket artillery: 50 462

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 785 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 134 49
Multirole aircraf: 115 245
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 358 606

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 16
Corvettes: 5 9
Submarines: 6 12

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Turkey

Turkey participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.