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Military power of United Arab Emirates and Iran

Country: United Arab Emirates Iran
Capital: Abu Dhabi Tehran
Population: 5 927 482 78 192 200
Area: 83 600 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Arab Emirates military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 0 1 800 000
Available for military: 3 240 000 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 1 315
Total artillery: 306 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 183 320
Rocket artillery: 68 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 883
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 146 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 202 324

Navy

Total naval: 72 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 11 3
Submarines: 0 40

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.