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

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 886 2 226
Fighter aircraft: 130 323
Multirole aircraf: 73 374
Attack aircraft: 52 220
Helicopters: 324 725
UCAV (combat drone): 36 10

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Navy

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

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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.