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Military power of Israel and India

Country: Israel India
Capital: Jerusalem New Delhi
Population: 8 238 300 1 276 267 000
Area: 20 770 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 1 325 450
Reserve personnel: 445 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 3 788×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 5 581
Total artillery: 1 522 8 681
Self-propelled artillery: 614 290
Rocket artillery: 48 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 2 212
Fighter aircraft: 52 314
Multirole aircraf: 343 312
Attack aircraft: 25 241
Helicopters: 203 726

Navy

Total naval: 74 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 0 15
Corvettes: 3 25
Submarines: 5 14

Military service

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

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.