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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: 101,576,517 83,183,741
Area: 1,010,407 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 11 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 3.8%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 438,500 610,000
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: 1,373 886
Fighter aircraft: 113 130
Multirole aircraf: 252 73
Attack aircraft: 121 52
Helicopters: 306 324
UCAV (combat drone): 0 36

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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.