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Military power of Sweden & Iraq

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Country: Sweden (SE) Iraq (IQ)
Capital: Stockholm Baghdad
Population: 10,385,347 38,433,600
Area: 450,295 km2 437,072 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 3.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 30,000 650,000
Reserve personnel: 34,500 553,000
Available for military: 2,065,782 11,700,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 120 309
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,719 4,631
Total artillery: 268 194
Self-propelled artillery: 48 44
Rocket artillery: 0 30

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 285
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 98 34
Attack aircraft: 0 55
Helicopters: 53 156
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 213 59
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 9 2
Submarines: 5 0

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.

Iraq

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