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Military power of Germany & Iran

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Germany vs Iran

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Country: Germany (DE) Iran (IR)
Capital: Berlin Tehran
Population: 83,166,711 83,183,741
Area: 357,168 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 183,907 610,000
Reserve personnel: 30,050 350,000
Available for military: 18,529,299 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,874 3,555
Total artillery: 401 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 121 1,030
Rocket artillery: 38 1,755

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 662 973
Fighter aircraft: 141 112
Multirole aircraf: 90 75
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 347 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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Navy

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Total naval: 65 272
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 6
Corvettes: 5 3
Submarines: 6 19

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.