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Military power of Iran & India

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Iran vs India

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Country: Iran (IR) India (IN)
Capital: Tehran New Delhi
Population: 83,183,741 1,352,642,280
Area: 1,648,195 km2 3,287,590 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.4 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.8% 2.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 610,000 1,455,550
Reserve personnel: 350,000 1,155,000
Available for military: 23,619,215 319,129,420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,842 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,555 8,600
Total artillery: 4,873 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 1,030 100
Rocket artillery: 1,755 960

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 973 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 112 173
Multirole aircraf: 75 405
Attack aircraft: 23 120
Helicopters: 519 729
UCAV (combat drone): 83 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 272 267
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 6 13
Corvettes: 3 23
Submarines: 19 16

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Nuclear weapons

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

India

India is not a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. India maintains a "no first use" nuclear policy

India has not released any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal. As of January 2020, India was estimated to have around 150 warheads.

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.

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.