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Military power of India & Iran

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Country: India (IN) Iran (IR)
Capital: New Delhi Tehran
Population: 1 276 267 000 78 192 200
Area: 3 287 590 km2 1 648 195 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 2 140 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 350 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 23 619 215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4 426 2 531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 1 625
Total artillery: 5 067 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 290 570
Rocket artillery: 292 1 438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2 216 850
Fighter aircraft: 323 130
Multirole aircraf: 329 73
Attack aircraft: 220 52
Helicopters: 725 324

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 214 406
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 6
Corvettes: 24 3
Submarines: 15 40

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

India

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.