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Military power of Saudi Arabia and India

Country: Saudi Arabia India
Capital: Riyadh New Delhi
Population: 30 770 375 1 276 267 000
Area: 2 149 690 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 1 325 450
Reserve personnel: 0 1 155 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 3 788×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 5 581
Total artillery: 757 8 681
Self-propelled artillery: 363 290
Rocket artillery: 122 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 2 212
Fighter aircraft: 86 314
Multirole aircraf: 72 312
Attack aircraft: 150 241
Helicopters: 324 726

Navy

Total naval: 27 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 7 15
Corvettes: 4 25
Submarines: 0 14

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.