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Military power of Israel and Iran

Country: Israel Iran
Capital: Jerusalem Tehran
Population: 8 238 300 78 192 200
Area: 20 770 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: Israel military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 550 000
Reserve personnel: 445 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 1 315
Total artillery: 1 522 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 614 320
Rocket artillery: 48 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 883
Fighter aircraft: 52 151
Multirole aircraf: 343 88
Attack aircraft: 25 49
Helicopters: 203 324

Navy

Total naval: 74 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 3 3
Submarines: 5 40

Military service

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

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.