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Indian Armed forces

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Population: 1 276 267 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2
Capital: New Delhi

Ethnic groups: Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3%

Religions: Hindu 79.8%, Muslim 14.2%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.7%, other and unspecified 2%

Military branches: (भारतीय सशस्त्र सेना) Army, Navy (includes naval air arm), Air Force, Coast Guard.

Military service age and obligation: 16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu40,07 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1,74%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 325 450

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 155 000

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu319 129 420


Possession of nuclear weapons:
YES

Warheads:
110–120

Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu3 788

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu5 581


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu8 681

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu290

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu292


Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
Arjun MBT124
T-901250
T-722414

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
BMP-21800
BMP-1700
-BTR-50100
-NAMICA13
Casspir255
-Tarmour AFV900
-Aditya1300

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-FV433 Abbot80
2S1 Gvozdika110
K9 VAJRA-T100
-9K22 Tunguska184
-ZSU-23-475

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
BM-21150
Smerch 9K5862
-Pinaka80

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu2 212


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu314

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu312

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu241

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu726


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
MiG-2969
MiG-21245

Multirole aircraft

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-SEPECAT Jaguar135
-MiG-27 Bahadur85

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
Mil Mi-35 20
-HAL Rudra27
-HAL LCH3
Mil Mi-8/17300
-HAL Dhruv131
-HAL Chetak122
-HAL Cheetah14
-Westland Sea King27
-SH-3 Sea King8
-Kamov Ka-3114
-Kamov Ka-2814

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu213


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu2

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu10

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu15

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu25

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu14


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
Kiev class1
-Centaur class1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
Kolkata class2
-Delhi class3
-Rajput class5

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Shivalik class2
Talwar class6
-Brahmaputra class3
-Godavari class3

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
Kamorta class1
-Kora class4
-Khukri class4
Veer class12
-Abhay class4

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
Chakra1
-Sindhughosh9
Shishumar4
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