Turkish Military

More than 400,000 active frontline personnel and 185,000 reserves helps rank Turkey 10th military power in the world.

Land Forces Commands

  • Tanks: 3,778
    • MBTs
      • M-60T (Israel): 170
      • M-60 ATT and A3 (USA): 762
      • Leopard 2A4 (Germany): 354
      • Altay
    • IFVs
      • FNSS ACV-15
    • MRAPs
      • BMC Kirpi (“Hedgehog”): 600
      • Cobras: 1200
  • Armored Fighting Vehicles: 7,550
  • Rocket Launchers: 811
    • Self- Propelled Artillery
      • T-155 Firtina Howitzer: 280
      • M-52T Howitzer: 360
      • Panter Howitzer
    • Air-Defense Artillery
      • Pedestal-mounted air-defense systems (PMADs)
        • Atilgan short range AA missile system
        • Zipkin short range AA missile system
      • MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile System (USA): 100
  • Drones
    • MQ-1 Predator drones (USA): 3
    • IAI Heron (Israel)

Naval Forces Command

  • Vessels: 194 (0 aircraft carriers)
    • Ada-class stealth ships: 2
    • S-353 TCG Preveze – Type 209/1400 submarine (Germany): 13

Air Forces Commands

  • Fixed-wing: 1,007 (207 fighters/interceptors, 207 attack)
    • F-16 Fighting Falcon (USA): 300
  • Rotary-wing: 445 (64 attack)
    • Black Hawk (USA): 115

Gendarmerie General Command

 

Coast Guard Command

 

Resources:

  • Oil production: 47,000 barrels per day
  • Oil Reserves: 296 million barrels

Logistics:

  • Major Ports/Terminals: 9
  • Roadways: 350,000
  • Railways: 8,700
  • Serviceable Airports: 98

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Featured Image: Seal of the Turkish Armed Forces [Image: Wikimedia Commons]

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