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Comparison of United States and Iran Military Strengths (2022)



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Side-by-side comparison showcasing the relative fighting strengths of United States and Iran for the year 2022.



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COUNTRIES
United States
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PwrIndx: 0.0453*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 1 of 140
Iran
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PwrIndx: 0.2104*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 14 of 140
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 3)
334,998,398
(Diff: 249,109,488)
Total Population (Rnk 17)
85,888,910
(Diff: -249,109,488)
Available Manpower (Rnk 3)
147,399,295
(Diff: 99,301,505)
Available Manpower (Rnk 14)
48,097,790
(Diff: -99,301,505)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 3)
122,274,415
(Diff: 81,906,627)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 13)
40,367,788
(Diff: -81,906,627)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 5)
4,354,979
(Diff: 2,980,756)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 16)
1,374,223
(Diff: -2,980,756)
Active Personnel (Rnk 3)
1,390,000
(Diff: 815,000)
Active Personnel (Rnk 7)
575,000
(Diff: -815,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 9)
442,000
(Diff: 92,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 11)
350,000
(Diff: -92,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 140)
0
(Diff: -90,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 22)
90,000
(Diff: 90,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 1)
$770,000,000,000
(Diff: $765,000,000,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 43)
$5,000,000,000
(Diff: $-765,000,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 140)
$20,275,951,000,000
(Diff: $20,267,956,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 33)
$7,995,000,000
(Diff: $-20,267,956,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 19)
$123,300,000,000
(Diff: $2,700,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 20)
$120,600,000,000
(Diff: $-2,700,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 2)
$19,846,720,000,000
(Diff: $18,802,410,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 22)
$1,044,310,000,000
(Diff: $-18,802,410,000,000)
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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 1)
13,247
(Diff: 12,704)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 22)
543
(Diff: -12,704)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 1)
1,957
(Diff: 1,760)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 16)
197
(Diff: -1,760)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 1)
783
(Diff: 760)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 20)
23
(Diff: -760)
Transports (Rnk 1)
982
(Diff: 897)
Transports (Rnk 6)
85
(Diff: -897)
Trainers (Rnk 1)
2,661
(Diff: 2,565)
Trainers (Rnk 28)
96
(Diff: -2,565)
Special-Mission (Rnk 1)
774
(Diff: 765)
Special-Mission (Rnk 23)
9
(Diff: -765)
Helicopters (Rnk 1)
5,463
(Diff: 5,337)
Helicopters (Rnk 30)
126
(Diff: -5,337)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 1)
910
(Diff: 898)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 34)
12
(Diff: -898)
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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 2)
6,612
(Diff: 3,781)
Tank Strength (Rnk 10)
2,831
(Diff: -3,781)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 1)
45,193
(Diff: 37,593)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 13)
7,600
(Diff: -37,593)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 4)
1,498
(Diff: 468)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 7)
1,030
(Diff: -468)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 12)
1,339
(Diff: -769)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 6)
2,108
(Diff: 769)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 4)
1,366
(Diff: -1,119)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 3)
2,485
(Diff: 1,119)
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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 3)
484
(Diff: 342)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 21)
142
(Diff: -342)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 1)
11
(Diff: 11)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 140)
0
(Diff: -11)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 1)
9
(Diff: 9)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 140)
0
(Diff: -9)
Submarines (Rnk 3)
68
(Diff: 49)
Submarines (Rnk 7)
19
(Diff: -49)
Destroyers (Rnk 1)
92
(Diff: 92)
Destroyers (Rnk 140)
0
(Diff: -92)
Frigates (Rnk 140)
0
(Diff: -7)
Frigates (Rnk 10)
7
(Diff: 7)
Corvettes (Rnk 4)
22
(Diff: 19)
Corvettes (Rnk 13)
3
(Diff: -19)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 48)
10
(Diff: -56)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 13)
66
(Diff: 56)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 14)
8
(Diff: 7)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 21)
1
(Diff: -7)
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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 1)
13,513
(Diff: 13,194)
Airports (Rnk 21)
319
(Diff: -13,194)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 6)
3,627
(Diff: 2,734)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 20)
893
(Diff: -2,734)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 2)
35
(Diff: 31)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 17)
4
(Diff: -31)
Labor Force (Rnk 3)
146,128,000
(Diff: 115,628,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 18)
30,500,000
(Diff: -115,628,000)
Roadways (Rnk 1)
6,586,610km
(Diff: 6,363,125km)
Roadways (Rnk 23)
223,485km
(Diff: -6,363,125km)
Roadways (Rnk 1)
293,564km
(Diff: 285,080km)
Roadways (Rnk 24)
8,484km
(Diff: -285,080km)
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RESOURCES (OIL)
Oil Production (Rnk 1)
11,000,000bbl
(Diff: 6,750,000bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 6)
4,250,000bbl
(Diff: -6,750,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 120)
19,960,000bbl
(Diff: 18,156,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 109)
1,804,000bbl
(Diff: -18,156,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 11)
35,000,000,000bbl
(Diff: -122,200,000,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 4)
157,200,000,000bbl
(Diff: 122,200,000,000bbl)
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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 3)
9,826,675km
(Diff: 8,178,480km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 17)
1,648,195km
(Diff: -8,178,480km)
Shared Border (Rnk 123)
12,048km
(Diff: 6,154km)
Shared Border (Rnk 102)
5,894km
(Diff: -6,154km)
Coastline (Rnk 97)
19,924km
(Diff: 17,484km)
Coastline (Rnk 64)
2,440km
(Diff: -17,484km)
Waterways (Rnk 5)
41,009km
(Diff: 40,159km)
Waterways (Rnk 65)
850km
(Diff: -40,159km)


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