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Military power of Iran and Switzerland

Country: Iran Switzerland
Capital: Tehran Bern
Population: 78 192 200 8 306 200
Area: 1 648 195 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 80 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 1 500
Total artillery: 5 383 224
Self-propelled artillery: 320 224
Rocket artillery: 1 493 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 193
Fighter aircraft: 151 40
Multirole aircraf: 88 26
Attack aircraft: 49 0
Helicopters: 324 45

Navy

Total naval: 406 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 3 0
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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.