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Military power of India and Australia

Country: India Australia
Capital: New Delhi Canberra
Population: 1 276 267 000 24 399 300
Area: 3 287 590 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
More: India military forces description Australia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 19 338
Available for military: 319 129 420 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 2 580
Total artillery: 5 067 235
Self-propelled artillery: 290 0
Rocket artillery: 292 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 450
Fighter aircraft: 323 0
Multirole aircraf: 329 97
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 187

Navy

Total naval: 214 49
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 11
Corvettes: 24 0
Submarines: 15 6

Military service

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.