Tuesday, September 29, 2009

How Big Is Iran's Military?

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IRAN MILITARY SITES (Image from Stop The War Now)

BACKGROUND / How Big Is Iran's Military? -- Haaretz

Iran test-fired a missile on Monday that defense analysts have said could hit Israel and U.S. bases in the Gulf, state media reported, a move that may irk world powers ahead of rare talks with Tehran this week.

Listed below are some details about Iran's military capability. The totals include equipment held by the Revolutionary Guards, which operate on land, at sea and in the air:

- Iran has over 523,000 personnel in active service. Major General Ataollah Salehi is the armed forces chief.

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My Comment: If these numbers are true, the Iranian military is not impressive.

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