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Military power of India and Sweden

Country: India Sweden
Capital: New Delhi Stockholm
Population: 1 276 267 000 9 851 017
Area: 3 287 590 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
More: India military forces description Sweden military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,24%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 325 450 42 000
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 12 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 2 065 782

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 788 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 581 2 357
Total artillery: 8 681 244
Self-propelled artillery: 290 24
Rocket artillery: 292 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 212 240
Fighter aircraft: 314 0
Multirole aircraf: 312 98
Attack aircraft: 241 0
Helicopters: 726 53

Navy

Total naval: 213 213
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 15 0
Corvettes: 25 9
Submarines: 14 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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.