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Government Type:
Neutrality, Despotism


Flag of Iran Iran is a minor country in the Middle East. Iran is bordered to the east by Flag of Iraq Iraq and Flag of Turkey Turkey, to the north by the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union and to the west by Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan and Flag of British Raj British Raj. In 1936, Iran starts as a minor Non-Aligned nation with a small industry, a small army and 2 research slots.


Flag of Iran Iran starts with 2 research slots.

Army technology Naval technology Air technology Electronics & Industry
  • Infantry Eq. I
  • Towed Artillery I
  • None
  • Interwar Fighter
  • Close Air Support I
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None


In 1936, Iran is a Non-Aligned country ruled by Reza Shah Pahlavi, the country does not hold elections.


Political advisors
Advisor Type Effect Cost
Ali Zohayli Captain of Industry
  • Civilian Factory Construction Speed: +10.0%
  • Infrastructure Construction Speed: +10.0%
  • Refinery Construction Speed: +10.0%
150 pp
Mahmud Jam Silent Workhorse
  • Political Power Gain: +15.0%
150 pp
Ali Khan Mansour Quartermaster General
  • Airbase construction speed: +15.0%
  • Naval base construction speed: +15.0%
  • Rocket Site construction speed: +15.0%
  • Radar Station construction speed: +15.0%
  • Nuclear Reactor construction speed: +15.0%
150 pp
Designer Type Effect Cost
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Military Theorist
  • Land Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Army Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp
Hossein Afkhami Naval Theorist
  • Naval Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Naval Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp
Ali Akbar Deiva Air Warfare Theorist
  • Air Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Air Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp


Iran starts with a small economy, with only 5 factories and no resources except oil. Iran's economy is focused on civilian industry and has a civilian factory to a military factory. It is always good to get many more factories. Either by building or going and getting other countries factories and/or resources. / dockyard ratio of 4:1.


Conscription Law Economy Law Trade Law
Volunteer Only.png Volunteer Only
  • 1.5% Recruitable population
Civilian Economy.png Civilian Economy
  • 35% Consumer Goods factories
  • –30% Factory construction speed
  • +30% Factory (type) conversion cost
  • -40% Fuel Gain per Oil
  • -25% Fuel Capacity
Export Focus.png Export Focus
  • 50% Resources to market
  • +5% Research speed
  • +10% Factory/Dockyard output
  • +10% Construction speed

Industry and resources[edit]

Type No.
Aluminum.png Aluminium None
Chromium.png Chromium None
Oil.png Oil 68
Rubber.png Rubber None
Steel.png Steel None
Tungsten.png Tungsten None
Type No.
Civilian factory Civilian factory 4
Military factory Military factory 1
Naval dockyard Naval dockyard None
Iran starts with a small industry, however it can gain up to 5 civilian factories from trade.
Iran doesn't have any resources except oil, which allows the country to gain up to 5 civilian factories from trade to develop its economy.


Iran has 18k manpower in its armed forces consisting of 3 divisions and 2.4k manpower in its air force, which consists of 120 planes.

Type No.
Infantry cropped.png Infantry 2
Cavalry cropped.png Cavalry 1
Army experience.png Total divisions 3
Type No.
Convoy.png Convoy 10
Navy experience.png Total ships 10
Air force
Type No.
CAS.png Close air support 48
Fighter c.png Fighter 72
Air experience.png Total planes 120
The Iranian army consists of 3 divisions, the Persian Cossack Brigade (Cavalry), the Imperial Gendarmerie (Infantry) and the South Persia Rifles (Infantry).
Iran doesn't start with any naval technologies and doesn't have a navy, and just has 10 convoys.
Air force
Iran has a good airforce, consisting of 48 CAS I and 72 Interwar Fighters.

Strategies and guides[edit]

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