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Military power of India and Israel

Country: India Israel
Capital: New Delhi Jerusalem
Population: 1 276 267 000 8 238 300
Area: 3 287 590 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 445 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 6 766
Total artillery: 5 067 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 290 614
Rocket artillery: 292 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 789
Fighter aircraft: 323 52
Multirole aircraf: 329 343
Attack aircraft: 220 25
Helicopters: 725 203

Navy

Total naval: 214 74
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 0
Corvettes: 24 3
Submarines: 15 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).