Compare armed forces

Military power of Iraq & Iran

Iraq flag svg Iran flag svg

Iraq vs Iran

Show map
Iraq Iran
Map of the world.
Country: Iraq (IQ) Iran (IR)
Capital: Baghdad Tehran
Population: 38 433 600 78 192 200
Area: 437 072 km2 1 648 195 km2
More: Iraq military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

small flag IQ IQ small flag IR IR
Military budget: 17,3 billion $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 7,5% 2,5%

Military budget

small flag IQ

(USA)

small flag IR

(USA)

More

Manpower

small flag IQ IQ small flag IR IR
Active personnel: 64 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 0 350 000
Available for military: 11 700 000 23 619 215

Active

small flag IQ

(China)

small flag IR

(China)

More

Land Forces

small flag IQ IQ small flag IR IR
Tanks: 309 2 531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 631 1 625
Total artillery: 194 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 44 570
Rocket artillery: 30 1 438

Tanks

tank svg
More

Air Forces

small flag IQ IQ small flag IR IR
Total aircraft: 285 850
Fighter aircraft: 0 130
Multirole aircraf: 34 73
Attack aircraft: 55 52
Helicopters: 156 324

Total aircraft

airplane svg
small flag

(USA)

small flag

(USA)

More

Navy

small flag IQ IQ small flag IR IR
Total naval: 59 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 2 3
Submarines: 0 40

Total naval

ship svg
small flag

(China)

small flag

(China)

More

Nuclear weapons

Iraq

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Iraq

18-49 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription

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.