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Military power of Iran & Japan

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Country: Iran (IR) Japan (JP)
Capital: Tehran Tokyo
Population: 78 192 200 126 880 000
Area: 1 648 195 km2 377 944 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 14 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 550 000 247 150
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: 2 531 686
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 625 2 905
Total artillery: 4 096 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 570 226
Rocket artillery: 1 438 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 850 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 130 154
Multirole aircraf: 73 134
Attack aircraft: 52 0
Helicopters: 324 719

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Navy

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Total naval: 406 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 40 17

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

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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.