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Military power of India and Japan

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Country: India Japan
Capital: New Delhi Tokyo
Population: 1 276 267 000 126 880 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 56 100
Available for military: 319 129 420 27 301 443

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Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 2 905
Total artillery: 5 067 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 290 226
Rocket artillery: 292 99

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 323 154
Multirole aircraf: 329 134
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 719

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Navy

Total naval: 214 129
Aircraftcarriers: 2 4
Destroyers: 11 38
Frigates: 15 0
Corvettes: 24 6
Submarines: 15 17

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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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.