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Military power of Iran and India

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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.