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Military power of Iran & Japan

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Iran vs Japan

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Country: Iran (IR) Japan (JP)
Capital: Tehran Tokyo
Population: 83,183,741 125,360,000
Area: 1,648,195 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.4 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.8% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 610,000 247,150
Reserve personnel: 350,000 56,100
Available for military: 23,619,215 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,531 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,625 3,072
Total artillery: 4,096 623
Self-propelled artillery: 570 214
Rocket artillery: 1,438 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 886 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 130 155
Multirole aircraf: 73 79
Attack aircraft: 52 0
Helicopters: 324 698
UCAV (combat drone): 36 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 406 140
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 6 2
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 40 22

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Nuclear weapons

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.