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Military power of Romania & Turkey

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Romania vs Turkey

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Country: Romania (RO) Turkey (TR)
Capital: Bucharest Ankara
Population: 19,317,984 83,614,362
Area: 238,391 km2 783,562 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.5 billion $ 21.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 2.9%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 64,500 355,200
Reserve personnel: 53,000 378,700
Available for military: 5,601,234 21,079,077

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 748 3,017
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,574 11,450
Total artillery: 1,069 2,521
Self-propelled artillery: 47 943
Rocket artillery: 189 399

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 163 1,573
Fighter aircraft: 46 48
Multirole aircraf: 0 245
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 66 676
UCAV (combat drone): 0 172

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Navy

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Total naval: 61 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 16
Corvettes: 7 10
Submarines: 1 12

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Nuclear weapons

Romania

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

Romania

18 years of age for male and female voluntary service; conscription ended 2006; all military inductees (including women) contract for an initial 5-year term of service, with subsequent successive 3-year terms until age 36.

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.