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Military power of Sweden and Iran

Country: Sweden Iran
Capital: Stockholm Tehran
Population: 9 851 017 78 192 200
Area: 450 295 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 1 315
Total artillery: 244 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 24 320
Rocket artillery: 0 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 883
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 98 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 53 324

Navy

Total naval: 213 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 9 3
Submarines: 5 40

Military service

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.

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.