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Military power of Iran & France

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Country: Iran (IR) France (FR)
Capital: Tehran Paris
Population: 78 192 200 67 013 000
Area: 1 648 195 km2 640 679 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 14 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 2,3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 550 000 203 000
Reserve personnel: 350 000 68 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 14 563 662

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 531 406
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 625 6 352
Total artillery: 4 096 448
Self-propelled artillery: 570 330
Rocket artillery: 1 438 13

Tanks

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 850 1 076
Fighter aircraft: 130 38
Multirole aircraf: 73 150
Attack aircraft: 52 89
Helicopters: 324 512

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 406 109
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 6 11
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 40 10

Total naval

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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.

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.