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Military power of India and Iran

Country: India Iran
Capital: New Delhi Tehran
Population: 1 276 267 000 78 192 200
Area: 3 287 590 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
More: India military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 1 315
Total artillery: 5 067 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 290 320
Rocket artillery: 292 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 883
Fighter aircraft: 323 151
Multirole aircraf: 329 88
Attack aircraft: 220 49
Helicopters: 725 324

Navy

Total naval: 214 406
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 6
Corvettes: 24 3
Submarines: 15 40

Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.