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Iranian Armed forces

Iran
Capital: Tehran
Area: 1 648 195 km2
Population: 78 192 200
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Military budget
12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP
3
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
Military branches: (نيروهای مسلح جمهوری اسلامی ايران‎‎) Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force (IRIAF), Khatemolanbia Air Defense Headquarters; Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (Sepah-e Pasdaran-e Enqelab-e Eslami, IRGC): Ground Resistance Forces, Navy, Aerospace Force, Quds Force (special operations); Law Enforcement Forces.

Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.
Active personnel
550 000
Reserve personnel
1 800 000
Available for military
23 619 215
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Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
2 569
AFVs
1 315
Total artillery
5 383
Self-propelled guns
320
Rocket artillery
1 493
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-Mobarez-
-Chieftain100
-M47 Patton168
-T-6275
-Type 69200

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Boragh140
-BTR-60200
-FV101 Scorpion80
-Sarir-
-Sayyad-

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Raad 1-
-Raad 2-
-M-197820
-M-10730
-M-11030

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Fajr-519
-Shahin-
-Zelzal-
-Fateh-110-
-Naze'at-
-Tondar-69-

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.
Total aircraft
883
Fighters
151
Multirole aircraft
88
Attack aircraft
49
Helicopters
324
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-F-14 Tomcat44
-HESA Saeqeh6

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Dassault Mirage F124

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-HESA Azarakhsh6

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Toofan11
-Bell 20568
-Bell 206 JetRanger14
-Bell 21480

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
406
Aircraft carriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
6
Corvettes
3
Submarines
40
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Alvand3
-Sahand1

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Bayandor2
-Hamzeh1

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Kilo3
-Besat1
-Fateh2
-Nahang1
-Ghadir21
-Yugo4
-Al-Sabehat 15 SDV5
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