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Military power of France and Iran

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Country: France Iran
Capital: Paris Tehran
Population: 67 013 000 78 192 200
Area: 640 679 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 203 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 68 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 23 619 215

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Land Forces

Tanks: 406 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 1 315
Total artillery: 448 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 330 320
Rocket artillery: 13 1 493

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 076 883
Fighter aircraft: 38 151
Multirole aircraf: 150 88
Attack aircraft: 89 49
Helicopters: 512 324

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Navy

Total naval: 109 406
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 11 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 10 40

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Military service

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.

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.