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Military power of Egypt and Iran

Country: Egypt Iran
Capital: Cairo Tehran
Population: 89 810 000 78 192 200
Area: 1 010 407 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Egypt military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 500 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 914 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 1 315
Total artillery: 5 813 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 995 320
Rocket artillery: 1 322 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 277 883
Fighter aircraft: 113 151
Multirole aircraf: 241 88
Attack aircraft: 82 49
Helicopters: 260 324

Navy

Total naval: 154 406
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 6
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 8 40

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

Iran

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.