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Military power of Iran and Egypt

Country: Iran Egypt
Capital: Tehran Cairo
Population: 78 192 200 89 810 000
Area: 1 648 195 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 11 454
Total artillery: 5 383 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 320 995
Rocket artillery: 1 493 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 151 113
Multirole aircraf: 88 241
Attack aircraft: 49 82
Helicopters: 324 260

Navy

Total naval: 406 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 11
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 40 8

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.

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.