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Military power of Italy and Iran

Country: Italy Iran
Capital: Rome Tehran
Population: 60 795 612 78 192 200
Area: 301 338 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 550 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 1 800 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 1 315
Total artillery: 407 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 164 320
Rocket artillery: 21 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 883
Fighter aircraft: 80 151
Multirole aircraf: 86 88
Attack aircraft: 71 49
Helicopters: 487 324

Navy

Total naval: 148 406
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 6
Corvettes: 5 3
Submarines: 8 40

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.