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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: 9,890,400 83,183,741
Area: 83,600 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100,000 610,000
Reserve personnel: 90,000 350,000
Available for military: 3,240,000 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 354 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,980 3,555
Total artillery: 398 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 183 1,030
Rocket artillery: 139 1,755

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 510 973
Fighter aircraft: 0 112
Multirole aircraf: 137 75
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 215 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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Navy

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Total naval: 79 272
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 9 3
Submarines: 0 19

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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.