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Military power of Canada & Iran

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Country: Canada (CA) Iran (IR)
Capital: Ottawa Tehran
Population: 38,048,738 83,183,741
Area: 9,984,670 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67,492 610,000
Reserve personnel: 36,381 350,000
Available for military: 8,031,266 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,148 3,555
Total artillery: 161 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 0 1,030
Rocket artillery: 0 1,755

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 973
Fighter aircraft: 0 112
Multirole aircraf: 103 75
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 165 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 272
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 4 19

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 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.