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Comparison of Iran and Israel Military Strengths (2021)



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Side-by-side comparison showcasing the relative fighting strengths of Iran and Israel for the year 2021.



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COUNTRIES
Iran
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PwrIndx: 0.2511*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 14 of 140
Israel
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PwrIndx: 0.3464*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 20 of 140
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 17)
84,923,314
(Diff: 76,247,839)
Total Population (Rnk 90)
8,675,475
(Diff: -76,247,839)
Available Manpower (Rnk 14)
47,557,056
(Diff: 43,913,356)
Available Manpower (Rnk 90)
3,643,700
(Diff: -43,913,356)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 13)
39,947,927
(Diff: 36,923,656)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 89)
3,024,271
(Diff: -36,923,656)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 16)
1,398,177
(Diff: 1,277,206)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 85)
120,971
(Diff: -1,277,206)
Active Personnel (Rnk 8)
525,000
(Diff: 355,000)
Active Personnel (Rnk 30)
170,000
(Diff: -355,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 17)
350,000
(Diff: -115,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 14)
465,000
(Diff: 115,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 7)
1,050,000
(Diff: 1,042,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 49)
8,000
(Diff: -1,042,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 20)
$14,100,000,000
(Diff: $-2,500,000,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 17)
$16,600,000,000
(Diff: $2,500,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 108)
$7,995,000,000
(Diff: $-80,665,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 50)
$88,660,000,000
(Diff: $80,665,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 20)
$120,600,000,000
(Diff: $7,600,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 22)
$113,000,000,000
(Diff: $-7,600,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 18)
$1,757,500,000,000
(Diff: $1,429,500,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 53)
$328,000,000,000
(Diff: $-1,429,500,000,000)
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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 24)
516
(Diff: -79)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 19)
595
(Diff: 79)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 17)
161
(Diff: -80)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 13)
241
(Diff: 80)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 19)
23
(Diff: 0)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 19)
23
(Diff: 0)
Transports (Rnk 7)
85
(Diff: 70)
Transports (Rnk 40)
15
(Diff: -70)
Trainers (Rnk 29)
96
(Diff: -58)
Trainers (Rnk 19)
154
(Diff: 58)
Special-Mission (Rnk 22)
9
(Diff: -14)
Special-Mission (Rnk 13)
23
(Diff: 14)
Helicopters (Rnk 37)
99
(Diff: -29)
Helicopters (Rnk 31)
128
(Diff: 29)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 35)
12
(Diff: -36)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 12)
48
(Diff: 36)
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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 7)
3,709
(Diff: 2,059)
Tank Strength (Rnk 16)
1,650
(Diff: -2,059)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 12)
8,500
(Diff: 1,000)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 14)
7,500
(Diff: -1,000)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 9)
770
(Diff: 120)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 11)
650
(Diff: -120)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 6)
2,108
(Diff: 1,808)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 33)
300
(Diff: -1,808)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 2)
2,475
(Diff: 2,375)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 32)
100
(Diff: -2,375)
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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 6)
398
(Diff: 333)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 35)
65
(Diff: -333)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Submarines (Rnk 5)
29
(Diff: 24)
Submarines (Rnk 15)
5
(Diff: -24)
Destroyers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Destroyers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Frigates (Rnk 12)
6
(Diff: 6)
Frigates (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -6)
Corvettes (Rnk 14)
3
(Diff: -1)
Corvettes (Rnk 13)
4
(Diff: 1)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 37)
20
(Diff: -28)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 20)
48
(Diff: 28)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 21)
319
(Diff: 277)
Airports (Rnk 81)
42
(Diff: -277)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 22)
785
(Diff: 745)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 85)
40
(Diff: -745)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 17)
4
(Diff: -1)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 16)
5
(Diff: 1)
Labor Force (Rnk 18)
30,500,000
(Diff: 26,607,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 85)
3,893,000
(Diff: -26,607,000)
Roadways (Rnk 28)
172,927km
(Diff: 154,637km)
Roadways (Rnk 110)
18,290km
(Diff: -154,637km)
Roadways (Rnk 24)
8,442km
(Diff: 7,467km)
Roadways (Rnk 89)
975km
(Diff: -7,467km)
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RESOURCES (OIL)
Oil Production (Rnk 6)
4,250,000bbl
(Diff: 4,249,600bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 68)
400bbl
(Diff: -4,249,600bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 9)
2,000,000bbl
(Diff: 1,750,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 39)
250,000bbl
(Diff: -1,750,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 4)
157,200,000,000bbl
(Diff: 157,187,270,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 78)
12,730,000bbl
(Diff: -157,187,270,000bbl)
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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 17)
1,648,195km
(Diff: 1,627,425km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 132)
20,770km
(Diff: -1,627,425km)
Shared Border (Rnk 27)
5,894km
(Diff: 4,826km)
Shared Border (Rnk 112)
1,068km
(Diff: -4,826km)
Coastline (Rnk 41)
2,440km
(Diff: 2,167km)
Coastline (Rnk 93)
273km
(Diff: -2,167km)
Waterways (Rnk 65)
850km
(Diff: 850km)
Waterways (Rnk 139)
0km
(Diff: -850km)


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