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Military power of Turkey & Iraq

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Turkey vs Iraq

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Country: Turkey (TR) Iraq (IQ)
Capital: Ankara Baghdad
Population: 83,614,362 38,433,600
Area: 783,562 km2 437,072 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 21.9 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.9% 3.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 355,200 650,000
Reserve personnel: 378,700 553,000
Available for military: 21,079,077 11,700,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,017 309
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11,450 4,631
Total artillery: 2,521 194
Self-propelled artillery: 943 44
Rocket artillery: 399 30

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,573 285
Fighter aircraft: 48 0
Multirole aircraf: 245 34
Attack aircraft: 0 55
Helicopters: 676 156
UCAV (combat drone): 172 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 154 59
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 0
Corvettes: 10 2
Submarines: 12 0

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Nuclear weapons

Turkey

Turkey participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Turkey

21-41 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary service; 12 months conscript obligation for non-university graduates, 6-12 months for university graduates (graduates of higher education may perform 6 months of military service as short-term privates, or 12 months as reserve officers); conscripts are called to register at age 20, for service at 21; women serve in the Turkish Armed Forces only as officers; reserve obligation to age 41; Turkish citizens with a residence or work permit who have worked abroad for at least 3 years (1095 days) can be exempt from military service in exchange for 6,000 EUR or its equivalent in foreign currencies; a law passed in December 2014 introduced a one-time payment scheme which exempted Turkish citizens 27 and older from conscription in exchange for a payment of $8,150.

Iraq

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