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Military power of Iraq & Australia

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Iraq vs Australia

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Iraq Australia

Iraq is a country located in Middle East with an area of 437,072 km2 (land boundries: 3,809 km and costline 58 km). The capital of Iraq is Baghdad. The number of inhabitants is 38,433,600.

The Iraqi military inventory is comprised of a mix of equipment from a wide variety of sources, including Europe, South Africa, South Korea, Russia, and the US. Russia and the USA are the leading suppliers of military hardware to Iraq.

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Australia is a country located in Oceania with an area of 7,692,024 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 25,760 km). The capital of Australia is Canberra. The number of inhabitants is 25,807,800.

Australia has been part of the Australia, New Zealand, and US Security (ANZUS) Treaty. In 2021, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced an enhanced trilateral security partnership called “AUKUS” which would build on existing bilateral ties. The Australian military's inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. USA is the largest supplier of arms. The Australian defense industry produces a variety of land and sea weapons platforms.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 10 billion $ 34.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.5% 2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 193,000 60,330
Reserve personnel: 553,000 29,740
Available for military: 11,700,000 5,316,464

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 848 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5,284 1,796
Total artillery: 1,969 235
Self-propelled artillery: 283 0
Rocket artillery: 424 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 379 433
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraft: 26 133
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 203 130
UCAV (combat drone): 14 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 68 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 0 8
Corvettes: 2 0
Submarines: 0 6

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Iraq

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

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.