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Military power of Jordan and Iran

Country: Jordan Iran
Capital: Amman Tehran
Population: 9 915 942 78 192 200
Area: 89 341 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 550 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 1 315
Total artillery: 621 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 461 320
Rocket artillery: 88 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 883
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 46 88
Attack aircraft: 8 49
Helicopters: 126 324

Navy

Total naval: 27 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 0 40

Military service

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

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.