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Military power of Saudi Arabia & Iraq

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Saudi Arabia vs Iraq

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Country: Saudi Arabia (SA) Iraq (IQ)
Capital: Riyadh Baghdad
Population: 34,218,169 38,433,600
Area: 2,149,690 km2 437,072 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57.5 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 8.4% 3.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 505,000 650,000
Reserve personnel: 325,000 553,000
Available for military: 8,240,714 11,700,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,142 309
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9,096 4,631
Total artillery: 757 194
Self-propelled artillery: 474 44
Rocket artillery: 122 30

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 855 285
Fighter aircraft: 62 0
Multirole aircraf: 54 34
Attack aircraft: 168 55
Helicopters: 341 156
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 59
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 0
Corvettes: 4 2
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

Iraq

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