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Military power of United Arab Emirates & Iran

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United Arab Emirates vs Iran

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Country: United Arab Emirates (AE) Iran (IR)
Capital: Abu Dhabi Tehran
Population: 5 927 482 78 192 200
Area: 83 600 km2 1 648 195 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 0 350 000
Available for military: 3 240 000 23 619 215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 388 2 531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 1 625
Total artillery: 306 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 183 570
Rocket artillery: 68 1 438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 489 850
Fighter aircraft: 0 130
Multirole aircraf: 146 73
Attack aircraft: 0 52
Helicopters: 202 324

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Navy

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Total naval: 72 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 11 3
Submarines: 0 40

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.