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Military power of India and Vietnam

Country: India Vietnam
Capital: New Delhi Hanoi
Population: 1 276 267 000 92 700 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
More: India military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 1 325 450 482 000
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 788 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 581 2 380
Total artillery: 8 681 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 290 280
Rocket artillery: 292 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 212 274
Fighter aircraft: 314 37
Multirole aircraf: 312 24
Attack aircraft: 241 36
Helicopters: 726 145

Navy

Total naval: 213 173
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 15 7
Corvettes: 25 23
Submarines: 14 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.