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Military power of Turkey & Germany

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Turkey vs Germany

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Country: Turkey (TR) Germany (DE)
Capital: Ankara Berlin
Population: 83,614,362 83,166,711
Area: 783,562 km2 357,168 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 21.9 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.9% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 355,200 183,907
Reserve personnel: 378,700 30,050
Available for military: 21,079,077 18,529,299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,017 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11,450 3,874
Total artillery: 2,521 401
Self-propelled artillery: 943 121
Rocket artillery: 399 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,573 662
Fighter aircraft: 48 141
Multirole aircraf: 245 90
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 676 347
UCAV (combat drone): 172 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 154 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 12
Corvettes: 10 5
Submarines: 12 6

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Nuclear weapons

Turkey

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

Germany

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

Military service

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.

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.