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Military power of Iraq & Syria

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Iraq vs Syria

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Country: Iraq (IQ) Syria (SY)
Capital: Baghdad Damascus
Population: 38 433 600 17 064 854
Area: 437 072 km2 185 180 km2
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Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 64 000 150 000
Reserve personnel: 0 0
Available for military: 11 700 000 11 550 000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 309 4 156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 631 3 810
Total artillery: 194 3 156
Self-propelled artillery: 44 424
Rocket artillery: 30 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 285 518
Fighter aircraft: 0 110
Multirole aircraf: 34 40
Attack aircraft: 55 96
Helicopters: 156 167

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Navy

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Total naval: 59 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 2 0
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Iraq

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

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.