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Military power of Japan & Iran

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Japan vs Iran

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

Military expenditures

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

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247,150 610,000
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: 1,004 2,531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 1,625
Total artillery: 623 4,096
Self-propelled artillery: 214 570
Rocket artillery: 99 1,438

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Japan

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.