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Military power of Iran and Canada

Country: Iran Canada
Capital: Tehran Ottawa
Population: 78 192 200 35 151 728
Area: 1 648 195 km2 9 984 670 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Canada military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 119 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 8 031 266

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 146×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 3 148
Total artillery: 5 383 161
Self-propelled artillery: 320 0
Rocket artillery: 1 493 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 405
Fighter aircraft: 151 0
Multirole aircraf: 88 103
Attack aircraft: 49 0
Helicopters: 324 165

Navy

Total naval: 406 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 12
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 40 4

Military service

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years