We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Philippines and India

Country: Philippines India
Capital: Manila New Delhi
Population: 102 984 100 1 276 267 000
Area: 300 000 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description India military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,5%
Show/hide all charts

Manpower

Active personnel: 125 000 1 325 450
Reserve personnel: 131 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 25 614 135 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 3 788×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 5 581
Total artillery: 323 8 681
Self-propelled artillery: 0 290
Rocket artillery: 0 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 2 212
Fighter aircraft: 2 314
Multirole aircraf: 0 312
Attack aircraft: 23 241
Helicopters: 124 726

Navy

Total naval: 132 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 4 15
Corvettes: 12 25
Submarines: 0 14

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (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.