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Comparison Results (United States vs Iran)



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



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


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