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Military power of Australia & Iran

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Country: Australia (AU) Iran (IR)
Capital: Canberra Tehran
Population: 25,807,800 83,183,741
Area: 7,692,024 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 610,000
Reserve personnel: 28,878 350,000
Available for military: 5,316,464 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 2,531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 1,625
Total artillery: 235 4,096
Self-propelled artillery: 0 570
Rocket artillery: 0 1,438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 886
Fighter aircraft: 0 130
Multirole aircraf: 133 73
Attack aircraft: 0 52
Helicopters: 130 324
UCAV (combat drone): 0 36

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 406
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 3 0
Frigates: 8 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 6 40

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

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.