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Military power of Iran and USA

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Country: Iran USA
Capital: Tehran Washington
Population: 78 192 200 324 527 000
Area: 1 648 195 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 14 billion $ 610 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 3,1%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 1 281 900
Reserve personnel: 350 000 811 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 73 270 043

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Land Forces

Tanks: 2 531 6 393×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 625 41 760
Total artillery: 4 096 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 570 950
Rocket artillery: 1 438 1 197

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 850 12 304
Fighter aircraft: 130 457
Multirole aircraf: 73 2 192
Attack aircraft: 52 587
Helicopters: 324 4 889

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Navy

Total naval: 406 437
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 40 71

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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.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.