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Military power of Germany and India

Country: Germany India
Capital: Berlin New Delhi
Population: 82 175 700 1 276 267 000
Area: 357 168 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 1 325 450
Reserve personnel: 40 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 3 788×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 5 581
Total artillery: 441 8 681
Self-propelled artillery: 149 290
Rocket artillery: 50 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 2 212
Fighter aircraft: 125 314
Multirole aircraf: 93 312
Attack aircraft: 0 241
Helicopters: 380 726

Navy

Total naval: 64 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 10 15
Corvettes: 5 25
Submarines: 6 14

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

India

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.