We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Egypt and Iran

Lack of map.
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 $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 2,5%

Military budget

More

Manpower

Active personnel: 438 500 550 000
Reserve personnel: 479 000 350 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 23 619 215

Active

More

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 044 2 531×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 1 625
Total artillery: 4 000 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 889 570
Rocket artillery: 1 322 1 438

Tanks

More

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 373 850
Fighter aircraft: 113 130
Multirole aircraf: 252 73
Attack aircraft: 121 52
Helicopters: 306 324

Total aircraft

More

Navy

Total naval: 128 406
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 6
Corvettes: 4 3
Submarines: 8 40

Total naval

More

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.