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Military power of South Korea & Iraq

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South Korea vs Iraq

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Country: South Korea (KR) Iraq (IQ)
Capital: Seoul Baghdad
Population: 51,709,098 38,433,600
Area: 100,210 km2 437,072 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 3.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 650,000
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 553,000
Available for military: 13,185,794 11,700,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,606 309
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 4,631
Total artillery: 7,468 194
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 44
Rocket artillery: 574 30

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,585 285
Fighter aircraft: 156 0
Multirole aircraf: 371 34
Attack aircraft: 0 55
Helicopters: 757 156
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 195 59
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 0
Corvettes: 11 2
Submarines: 22 0

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Iraq

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