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Military power of Switzerland & Iran

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Switzerland vs Iran

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Country: Switzerland (CH) Iran (IR)
Capital: Bern Tehran
Population: 8,570,146 83,183,741
Area: 41,285 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 610,000
Reserve personnel: 80,000 350,000
Available for military: 1,852,580 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 2,531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 1,625
Total artillery: 224 4,096
Self-propelled artillery: 224 570
Rocket artillery: 0 1,438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 886
Fighter aircraft: 40 130
Multirole aircraf: 26 73
Attack aircraft: 0 52
Helicopters: 45 324
UCAV (combat drone): 0 36

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.

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.