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Military power of Sweden & Iran

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Sweden vs Iran

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Country: Sweden (SE) Iran (IR)
Capital: Stockholm Tehran
Population: 10,385,347 83,183,741
Area: 450,295 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 30,000 610,000
Reserve personnel: 34,500 350,000
Available for military: 2,065,782 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 120 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,719 3,555
Total artillery: 268 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 48 1,030
Rocket artillery: 0 1,755

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 240 973
Fighter aircraft: 0 112
Multirole aircraf: 98 75
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 53 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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Navy

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Total naval: 213 272
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 9 3
Submarines: 5 19

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Nuclear weapons

Sweden

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.

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.