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Military power of Vietnam & Iraq

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Vietnam vs Iraq

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

Military expenditures

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

Military budget

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Vietnam

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Iraq

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