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Military power of Iran and Japan

Country: Iran Japan
Capital: Tehran Tokyo
Population: 78 192 200 126 880 000
Area: 1 648 195 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 56 100
Available for military: 23 619 215 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 2 905
Total artillery: 5 383 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 320 226
Rocket artillery: 1 493 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 151 154
Multirole aircraf: 88 134
Attack aircraft: 49 0
Helicopters: 324 719

Navy

Total naval: 406 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 40 17

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.