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Military power of Turkey & Saudi Arabia

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Turkey vs Saudi Arabia

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

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

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