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Military power of Iran and Italy

Country: Iran Italy
Capital: Tehran Rome
Population: 78 192 200 60 795 612
Area: 1 648 195 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 175 900
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 41 867
Available for military: 23 619 215 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 7 361
Total artillery: 5 383 407
Self-propelled artillery: 320 164
Rocket artillery: 1 493 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 954
Fighter aircraft: 151 80
Multirole aircraf: 88 86
Attack aircraft: 49 71
Helicopters: 324 487

Navy

Total naval: 406 148
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 6 14
Corvettes: 3 5
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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.