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Military power of Iran & Iraq

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Country: Iran (IR) Iraq (IQ)
Capital: Tehran Baghdad
Population: 83,183,741 38,433,600
Area: 1,648,195 km2 437,072 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.4 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.8% 3.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 610,000 650,000
Reserve personnel: 350,000 553,000
Available for military: 23,619,215 11,700,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,842 309
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,555 4,631
Total artillery: 4,873 194
Self-propelled artillery: 1,030 44
Rocket artillery: 1,755 30

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 973 285
Fighter aircraft: 112 0
Multirole aircraf: 75 34
Attack aircraft: 23 55
Helicopters: 519 156
UCAV (combat drone): 83 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 272 59
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 3 2
Submarines: 19 0

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.

Iraq

18-49 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription.