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Military power of India and Germany

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

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 2 140 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 40 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 18 529 299

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 328×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 3 357
Total artillery: 5 067 441
Self-propelled artillery: 290 149
Rocket artillery: 292 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 776
Fighter aircraft: 323 125
Multirole aircraf: 329 93
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 380

Navy

Total naval: 214 64
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 10
Corvettes: 24 5
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.

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.