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Military power of Saudi Arabia & Turkey

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Saudi Arabia vs Turkey

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Country: Saudi Arabia (SA) Turkey (TR)
Capital: Riyadh Ankara
Population: 30 770 375 79 814 871
Area: 2 149 690 km2 783 562 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 2,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 230 000 685 862
Reserve personnel: 325 000 407 122
Available for military: 8 240 714 21 079 077

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 142 2 435
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 7 947
Total artillery: 757 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 474 1 087
Rocket artillery: 122 462

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 855 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 62 49
Multirole aircraf: 54 245
Attack aircraft: 168 0
Helicopters: 341 606

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 16
Corvettes: 4 9
Submarines: 0 12

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Nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia

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

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.