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Military power of Iran and Vietnam

Country: Iran Vietnam
Capital: Tehran Hanoi
Population: 78 192 200 92 700 000
Area: 1 648 195 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 482 000
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 2 380
Total artillery: 5 383 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 320 280
Rocket artillery: 1 493 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 274
Fighter aircraft: 151 37
Multirole aircraf: 88 24
Attack aircraft: 49 36
Helicopters: 324 145

Navy

Total naval: 406 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 3 23
Submarines: 40 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.