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Military power of Iran and Sweden

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Country: Iran Sweden
Capital: Tehran Stockholm
Population: 78 192 200 9 851 017
Area: 1 648 195 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 1,24%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 42 000
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 12 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 2 065 782

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Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 2 357
Total artillery: 5 383 244
Self-propelled artillery: 320 24
Rocket artillery: 1 493 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 240
Fighter aircraft: 151 0
Multirole aircraf: 88 98
Attack aircraft: 49 0
Helicopters: 324 53

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Navy

Total naval: 406 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 3 9
Submarines: 40 5

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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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.