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Military power of Poland & Turkey

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Poland vs Turkey

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Country: Poland (PL) Turkey (TR)
Capital: Warsaw Ankara
Population: 38 454 576 79 814 871
Area: 312 679 km2 783 562 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 12,2 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 120 000 685 862
Reserve personnel: 515 000 407 122
Available for military: 10 500 000 21 079 077

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 009 2 435
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 400 7 947
Total artillery: 729 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 477 1 087
Rocket artillery: 180 462

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 416 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 30 49
Multirole aircraf: 48 245
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 182 606

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Navy

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Total naval: 46 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 16
Corvettes: 1 9
Submarines: 3 12

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Nuclear weapons

Poland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Turkey

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

Military service

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.

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.