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Military power of Iran and Saudi Arabia

Country: Iran Saudi Arabia
Capital: Tehran Riyadh
Population: 78 192 200 30 770 375
Area: 1 648 195 km2 2 149 690 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Saudi Arabia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 10%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 230 000
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 0
Available for military: 23 619 215 8 240 714

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 1 142×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 9 096
Total artillery: 5 383 757
Self-propelled artillery: 320 363
Rocket artillery: 1 493 122

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 862
Fighter aircraft: 151 86
Multirole aircraf: 88 72
Attack aircraft: 49 150
Helicopters: 324 324

Navy

Total naval: 406 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 3 4
Submarines: 40 0

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.