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Military power of India and Italy

Country: India Italy
Capital: New Delhi Rome
Population: 1 276 267 000 60 795 612
Area: 3 287 590 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 175 900
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 41 867
Available for military: 319 129 420 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 7 361
Total artillery: 5 067 407
Self-propelled artillery: 290 164
Rocket artillery: 292 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 954
Fighter aircraft: 323 80
Multirole aircraf: 329 86
Attack aircraft: 220 71
Helicopters: 725 487

Navy

Total naval: 214 148
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 11 4
Frigates: 15 14
Corvettes: 24 5
Submarines: 15 8

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.