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Iran is a country located in Middle East with an area of 1,648,195 km2 (land boundries: 5,894 km and costline 2,440 km - note: Iran also borders the Caspian Sea (740 km)). The capital of Iran is Tehran. The number of inhabitants is 83,183,741.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was formed in May 1979. The IRGC was a highly institutionalized and parallel military force to Iran’s regular armed forces. The Iranian military's inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and mostly older foreign equipment largely of Chinese, Russian, Soviet, and US origin. Iran has a defense industry with the capacity to develop, produce, support, and sustain air, land, missile, and naval weapons programs.

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Indonesia is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 1,904,569 km2 (land boundries: 2,958 km and costline 54,716 km). The capital of Indonesia is Jakarta. The number of inhabitants is 270,203,917.

The Indonesian military inventory comes from a wide variety of sources. Indonesia has a growing defense industry fueled by technology transfers and cooperation agreements with several countries. The Indonesian Government publicly said in 2022 that growing its domestic defense industry is a national priority over the next 5-10 years.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.4 billion $ 9.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.8% 0.7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 610,000 400,000
Reserve personnel: 350,000 400,000
Available for military: 23,619,215 52,000,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,842 241
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,555 1,319
Total artillery: 4,873 796
Self-propelled artillery: 1,030 145
Rocket artillery: 1,755 90

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 973 465
Fighter aircraft: 112 5
Multirole aircraft: 75 44
Attack aircraft: 23 51
Helicopters: 519 203
UCAV (combat drone): 83 6

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 272 347
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 3 24
Submarines: 19 4

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Indonesia

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.

Indonesia

18-27 years of age for voluntary or compulsory military service; 2-year conscript service obligation; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.