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Military power of Iran and Russia

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Country: Iran Russia
Capital: Tehran Moscow
Population: 78 192 200 144 554 993
Area: 1 648 195 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 14 billion $ 66,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 4,3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 350 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 34 765 736

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Land Forces

Tanks: 2 531 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 625 27 335
Total artillery: 4 096 14 557
Self-propelled artillery: 570 5 955
Rocket artillery: 1 438 4 032

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 850 4 441
Fighter aircraft: 130 751
Multirole aircraf: 73 526
Attack aircraft: 52 783
Helicopters: 324 1 505

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Navy

Total naval: 406 314
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 18
Frigates: 6 10
Corvettes: 3 83
Submarines: 40 59

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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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.