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Military power of Poland and Iran

Country: Poland Iran
Capital: Warsaw Tehran
Population: 38 454 576 78 192 200
Area: 312 679 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 1 315
Total artillery: 706 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 454 320
Rocket artillery: 180 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 883
Fighter aircraft: 32 151
Multirole aircraf: 48 88
Attack aircraft: 32 49
Helicopters: 283 324

Navy

Total naval: 83 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 1 3
Submarines: 5 40

Military service

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.

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.