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Military power of Iran and France

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

France

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