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Military power of Italy and India

Country: Italy India
Capital: Rome New Delhi
Population: 60 795 612 1 276 267 000
Area: 301 338 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 1 155 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 5 681
Total artillery: 407 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 164 290
Rocket artillery: 21 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 80 323
Multirole aircraf: 86 329
Attack aircraft: 71 220
Helicopters: 487 725

Navy

Total naval: 148 214
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 4 11
Frigates: 14 15
Corvettes: 5 24
Submarines: 8 15

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.