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Military power of Switzerland and Iran

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Country: Switzerland Iran
Capital: Bern Tehran
Population: 8 306 200 78 192 200
Area: 41 285 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 2,5%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 350 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 23 619 215

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Land Forces

Tanks: 224 2 531×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 1 625
Total artillery: 224 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 224 570
Rocket artillery: 0 1 438

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 850
Fighter aircraft: 40 130
Multirole aircraf: 26 73
Attack aircraft: 0 52
Helicopters: 45 324

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Navy

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

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Military service

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.

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.