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Comparison Results (Iran vs United States)



Military comparison results showcasing Iran and United States in side-by-side format.



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COUNTRIES
Iran
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PwrIndx: 0.2191*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 14 of 138
United States
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PwrIndx: 0.0606*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 1 of 138
MANPOWER
Total Population
83,024,745
Total Population
329,256,465
Manpower Available
47,324,105
Manpower Available
144,872,845
Fit-for-Service
39,842,164
Fit-for-Service
119,664,970
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
1,394,476
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
4,188,274
Active Personnel
523,000
Active Personnel
1,400,000
Reserve Personnel
350,000
Reserve Personnel
860,000
FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (USD)
$19,600,000,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$750,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$7,995,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$17,910,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$120,600,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$123,300,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$1,757,500,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$19,850,000,000,000
AIR POWER
Total Aircraft
509
Total Aircraft
13,264
Combat Aircraft
155
Combat Aircraft
2,085
Dedicated Attack
23
Dedicated Attack
715
Transports
62
Transports
945
Trainers
94
Trainers
2,643
Special-Mission
9
Special-Mission
742
Helicopters
100
Helicopters
5,768
Attack Helos
12
Attack Helos
967
LAND POWER
Combat Tanks
2,056
Combat Tanks
6,289
Armored Vehicles
4,300
Armored Vehicles
39,253
Self-Propelled Artillery
570
Self-Propelled Artillery
1,465
Field Artillery
2,088
Field Artillery
2,740
Rocket Projectors
1,935
Rocket Projectors
1,366
NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength
398
Fleet Strength
490
Aircraft Carriers
0
Aircraft Carriers
20
Submarines
34
Submarines
66
Destroyers
0
Destroyers
91
Frigates
7
Frigates
0
Corvettes
3
Corvettes
19
Coastal Patrol
342
Coastal Patrol
13
Mine Warfare
8
Mine Warfare
11
LOGISTICS
Airports
319
Airports
13,513
Merchant Marine
720
Merchant Marine
3,692
Ports & Terminals
4
Ports & Terminals
35
Labor Force
30,500,000
Labor Force
160,400,000
Roadway Coverage
172,927 km
Roadway Coverage
6,586,610 km
Railway Coverage
8,442 km
Railway Coverage
224,792 km
RESOURCES
Oil Production
4,469,000 bbl
Oil Production
9,352,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
2,000,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
20,000,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
158,400,000,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
36,520,000,000 bbl
GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area
1,648,195 km
Square Land Area
9,826,675 km
Border Coverage
5,894 km
Border Coverage
12,048 km
Waterway Coverage
850 km
Waterway Coverage
41,009 km
Coastline Coverage
2,440 km
Coastline Coverage
19,924 km


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