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Military power of Turkey & Italy

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Turkey vs Italy

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Country: Turkey (TR) Italy (IT)
Capital: Ankara Rome
Population: 83,614,362 60,317,116
Area: 783,562 km2 301,338 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 21.9 billion $ 28.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.9% 1.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 355,200 165,500
Reserve personnel: 378,700 18,300
Available for military: 21,079,077 13,865,688

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,017 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11,450 2,795
Total artillery: 2,521 275
Self-propelled artillery: 943 164
Rocket artillery: 399 21

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,573 828
Fighter aircraft: 48 80
Multirole aircraf: 245 93
Attack aircraft: 0 48
Helicopters: 676 365
UCAV (combat drone): 172 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 154 142
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 16 12
Corvettes: 10 1
Submarines: 12 8

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Nuclear weapons

Turkey

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

Italy

Italy 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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.