Iran from Country Military Database dataset
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Source dataset: Country Military Database dataset , curated by  Vince J

  About Iran

Iran has the third-highest defence budget in Middle East. Iran allocates about 2.30% of its GDP (estimated at US$12,623M) for its defence budget.

Iran has the largest military force in Middle East. Iran has a military that is composed of 610,000 active personnel (largest in Middle East), 350,000 in reserve and 40,000 from paramilitary forces, totalling 1,000,000 or 12 military personnel per 1000 in population.

Iran's battle tank force is the largest in Middle East. On land, Iran has a mobile force of 1,663 tanks. For aerial defence, Iran has an air force of 337 military aircrafts and 62 attack helicopters.

Iran has the largest naval fleet in Middle East. Iran has a naval fleet of 27 vessels, including 21 non-nuclear submarines.


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