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Iraq vs China and North Korea

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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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The China-DPRK Treaty on Friendship is a treaty signed on 11 July 1961 between North Korea and China. The treaty obligates China militarily to defend North Korea and vice versa.North Korea enjoys a close relationship with China which is often called North Korea's closest ally. The relations were strained in the last few years because of China's concerns about North Korea's nuclear program. Both countries have nuclear weapons.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 10 billion $ 294.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.5% 0%

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 3,315,000
Reserve personnel: 553,000 2,600,000
Available for military: 11,700,000 392,336,380

Active

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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 11,750
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5,284 18,130
Total artillery: 1,969 20,094
Self-propelled artillery: 283 7,220
Rocket artillery: 424 7,140

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 5,590
Fighter aircraft: 0 1,398
Multirole aircraft: 26 1,165
Attack aircraft: 32 308
Helicopters: 203 1,557
UCAV (combat drone): 14 151

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 1,709
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 0 56
Corvettes: 2 81
Submarines: 0 146

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.

China and North Korea

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Military service

Iraq

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

China and North Korea

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