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Military power of Germany and Iran

Country: Germany Iran
Capital: Berlin Tehran
Population: 82 175 700 78 192 200
Area: 357 168 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 550 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 1 315
Total artillery: 441 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 149 320
Rocket artillery: 50 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 883
Fighter aircraft: 125 151
Multirole aircraf: 93 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 380 324

Navy

Total naval: 64 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 6
Corvettes: 5 3
Submarines: 6 40

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.