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Military power of Pakistan and Iran

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Country: Pakistan Iran
Capital: Islamabad Tehran
Population: 199 085 847 78 192 200
Area: 796 095 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 550 000
Reserve personnel: 513 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 23 619 215

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Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 1 315
Total artillery: 3 827 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 415 320
Rocket artillery: 134 1 493

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 883
Fighter aircraft: 186 151
Multirole aircraf: 210 88
Attack aircraft: 82 49
Helicopters: 583 324

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Navy

Total naval: 235 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 8 40

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Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.