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Military power of Iran and Israel

Country: Iran Israel
Capital: Tehran Jerusalem
Population: 78 192 200 8 238 300
Area: 1 648 195 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 445 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 6 766
Total artillery: 5 383 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 320 614
Rocket artillery: 1 493 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 789
Fighter aircraft: 151 52
Multirole aircraf: 88 343
Attack aircraft: 49 25
Helicopters: 324 203

Navy

Total naval: 406 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 3 3
Submarines: 40 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).