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Military power of Japan and India

Country: Japan India
Capital: Tokyo New Delhi
Population: 126 880 000 1 276 267 000
Area: 377 944 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
More: Japan military forces description India military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 1 155 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 5 681
Total artillery: 1 179 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 226 290
Rocket artillery: 99 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 154 323
Multirole aircraf: 134 329
Attack aircraft: 0 220
Helicopters: 719 725

Navy

Total naval: 129 214
Aircraftcarriers: 4 2
Destroyers: 38 11
Frigates: 0 15
Corvettes: 6 24
Submarines: 17 15

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.