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Military power of India and Switzerland

Country: India Switzerland
Capital: New Delhi Bern
Population: 1 276 267 000 8 306 200
Area: 3 287 590 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
More: India military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 80 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 1 500
Total artillery: 5 067 224
Self-propelled artillery: 290 224
Rocket artillery: 292 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 193
Fighter aircraft: 323 40
Multirole aircraf: 329 26
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 45

Navy

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

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.