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Military power of Turkey & Jordan

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Turkey vs Jordan

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Country: Turkey (TR) Jordan (JO)
Capital: Ankara Amman
Population: 83,614,362 10,658,123
Area: 783,562 km2 89,341 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 21.9 billion $ 2.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.9% 7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 355,200 100,500
Reserve personnel: 378,700 65,000
Available for military: 21,079,077 3,285,575

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,017 1,321
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11,450 3,149
Total artillery: 2,521 621
Self-propelled artillery: 943 461
Rocket artillery: 399 88

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,573 260
Fighter aircraft: 48 0
Multirole aircraf: 245 46
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 676 126
UCAV (combat drone): 172 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 154 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 0
Corvettes: 10 0
Submarines: 12 0

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Nuclear weapons

Turkey

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

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.