Compare armed forces

Alliance builder

Military power of United Kingdom & Turkey and Azerbaijan

United Kingdom flag svg Turkey and Azerbaijan flag svg

United Kingdom vs Turkey and Azerbaijan

Show map
United Kingdom Turkey and Azerbaijan

United Kingdom is a country located in Western Europe with an area of 242,495 km2 (land boundries: 499 km and costline 12,429 km). The capital of United Kingdom is London. The number of inhabitants is 67,886,004.

the UK is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty in 1949. The UK is also a member of the Five Powers Defense Arrangements reached in 1971 embracing also Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore. The inventory of the British military is comprised of a mix of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. The Uunited States is the leading supplier of armaments. United Kingdom defense industry is capable of producing a wide variety of weapons systems and is one of the world's top weapons suppliers.

More about United Kingdom military

The Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Mutual Support between Azerbaijan and Turkey for strategic partnership. The pact was signed on 16 August 2010 and will expire 16 August 2030. Under the terms of the treaty, Turkey and Azerbaijan will support each other in the case of a military attack or aggression against either of the countries.

If you want to check the comparison in terms of economic ratios check out CompareEconomy.com

Military expenditures

small flag GB GB small flag TUAZ TUAZ
Military budget: 59.2 billion $ 24.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.2% 0%

Military budget

small flag GB small flag TUAZ
Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
More

Manpower

small flag GB GB small flag TUAZ TUAZ
Active personnel: 196,140 481,200
Reserve personnel: 45,000 708,700
Available for military: 14,856,917 24,079,077

Active

small flag GB small flag TUAZ
Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
More

Land Forces

small flag GB GB small flag TUAZ TUAZ
Tanks: 286 3,957
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,644 13,813
Total artillery: 259 3,430
Self-propelled artillery: 89 1,210
Rocket artillery: 44 722

Tanks

tank svg
small flag small flag
Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
More

Air Forces

small flag GB GB small flag TUAZ TUAZ
Total aircraft: 996 1,749
Fighter aircraft: 157 53
Multirole aircraf: 21 260
Attack aircraft: 0 11
Helicopters: 359 773
UCAV (combat drone): 9 172

Total aircraft

airplane svg
small flag small flag
Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
More

Navy

small flag GB GB small flag TUAZ TUAZ
Total naval: 74 185
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 12 17
Corvettes: 0 10
Submarines: 10 16

Total naval

ship svg
small flag small flag
Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
More

Nuclear weapons

United Kingdom

Third out of fifth nuclear-weapon states that are under the NPT, the treaty of the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The first successful test in the nuclear history of Great Britain occurred in October 1952, three years after Russia’s first successful attempt. “Hurricane”, which was the codename for the test assumed the use of 3 megaton bomb, which was dropped in Australia. The UK itself did not have many tests after that. Comparing to a thousand and hundreds of tests by Americans and Russians, the Brits made only 45 tests of nuclear arsenal.

We should remember about the fact that United Kingdom was in a strict cooperation with United States at the very beginning. It means that we cannot forget about the tremendous help the Americans received from the British government and men of science while developing their first nuclear bomb. Unfortunately, all the data that USA could not be sent back to the UK, since the cooperation has ended prematurely. This was one of the reasons why UK developed their first nuclear weapon so late. At this moment, they possess 215 warheads in total, out of which 120 is deployed and completely operational.

Turkey and Azerbaijan

Data not available

Military service

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.

Turkey and Azerbaijan

Data not available