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Military power of Iran & Saudi Arabia

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Iran vs Saudi Arabia

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Country: Iran (IR) Saudi Arabia (SA)
Capital: Tehran Riyadh
Population: 83,183,741 34,218,169
Area: 1,648,195 km2 2,149,690 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17.4 billion $ 57.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.8% 8.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 610,000 505,000
Reserve personnel: 350,000 325,000
Available for military: 23,619,215 8,240,714

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,842 1,142
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,555 9,096
Total artillery: 4,873 757
Self-propelled artillery: 1,030 474
Rocket artillery: 1,755 122

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 973 855
Fighter aircraft: 112 62
Multirole aircraf: 75 54
Attack aircraft: 23 168
Helicopters: 519 341
UCAV (combat drone): 83 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 272 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 3 4
Submarines: 19 0

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Nuclear weapons

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.