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Military power of Egypt & Iran

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Egypt vs Iran

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Country: Egypt (EG) Iran (IR)
Capital: Cairo Tehran
Population: 89 810 000 78 192 200
Area: 1 010 407 km2 1 648 195 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 438 500 550 000
Reserve personnel: 479 000 350 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 23 619 215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3 044 2 531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 1 625
Total artillery: 4 000 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 889 570
Rocket artillery: 1 322 1 438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1 373 850
Fighter aircraft: 113 130
Multirole aircraf: 252 73
Attack aircraft: 121 52
Helicopters: 306 324

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Navy

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Total naval: 128 406
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 6
Corvettes: 4 3
Submarines: 8 40

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Nuclear weapons

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.