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Military power of Iran & Egypt

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Iran vs Egypt

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Country: Iran (IR) Egypt (EG)
Capital: Tehran Cairo
Population: 83,183,741 101,576,517
Area: 1,648,195 km2 1,010,407 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 610,000 438,500
Reserve personnel: 350,000 479,000
Available for military: 23,619,215 41,157,220

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,842 3,044
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,555 11,454
Total artillery: 4,873 4,000
Self-propelled artillery: 1,030 889
Rocket artillery: 1,755 1,322

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 973 1,373
Fighter aircraft: 112 113
Multirole aircraf: 75 252
Attack aircraft: 23 121
Helicopters: 519 306
UCAV (combat drone): 83 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 272 128
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 9
Corvettes: 3 4
Submarines: 19 8

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Nuclear weapons

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

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.