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Military power of Iraq & South Korea

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Iraq vs South Korea

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Country: Iraq (IQ) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Baghdad Seoul
Population: 38 433 600 51 446 201
Area: 437 072 km2 100 210 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17,3 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 7,5% 2,7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 64 000 625 000
Reserve personnel: 0 3 100 000
Available for military: 11 700 000 13 185 794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 309 2 446
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 631 3 290
Total artillery: 194 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 44 1 890
Rocket artillery: 30 214

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 285 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 34 265
Attack aircraft: 55 0
Helicopters: 156 786

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Navy

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Total naval: 59 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 2 16
Submarines: 0 15

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Nuclear weapons

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Iraq

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

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.