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Military power of Vietnam and Iran

Country: Vietnam Iran
Capital: Hanoi Tehran
Population: 92 700 000 78 192 200
Area: 332 698 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 1 315
Total artillery: 2 524 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 280 320
Rocket artillery: 1 094 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 883
Fighter aircraft: 37 151
Multirole aircraf: 24 88
Attack aircraft: 36 49
Helicopters: 145 324

Navy

Total naval: 173 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 6
Corvettes: 23 3
Submarines: 6 40

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

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.