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Military power of Jordan & Iran

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Jordan vs Iran

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Country: Jordan (JO) Iran (IR)
Capital: Amman Tehran
Population: 10,658,123 83,183,741
Area: 89,341 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 2.5 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 7% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100,500 610,000
Reserve personnel: 65,000 350,000
Available for military: 3,285,575 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,321 2,531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,149 1,625
Total artillery: 621 4,096
Self-propelled artillery: 461 570
Rocket artillery: 88 1,438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 260 886
Fighter aircraft: 0 130
Multirole aircraf: 46 73
Attack aircraft: 8 52
Helicopters: 126 324
UCAV (combat drone): 0 36

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 0 40

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Nuclear weapons

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

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.