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Military power of Iraq & Vietnam

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Iraq vs Vietnam

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Country: Iraq (IQ) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: Baghdad Hanoi
Population: 38,433,600 96,208,984
Area: 437,072 km2 332,698 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.6 billion $ 6.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.5% 2.3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 650,000 482,000
Reserve personnel: 553,000 3,000,000
Available for military: 11,700,000 30,000,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 309 1,509
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,631 2,380
Total artillery: 194 2,524
Self-propelled artillery: 44 280
Rocket artillery: 30 1,094

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 285 274
Fighter aircraft: 0 37
Multirole aircraf: 34 24
Attack aircraft: 55 36
Helicopters: 156 145
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 59 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 7
Corvettes: 2 23
Submarines: 0 6

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Nuclear weapons

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Vietnam

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Iraq

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

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.