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Military power of Japan & Iran

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

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

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247 150 550 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 350 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 23 619 215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 686 2 531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 1 625
Total artillery: 1 179 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 226 570
Rocket artillery: 99 1 438

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

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.