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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
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description India military forces description

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 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 325 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 5 681
Total artillery: 757 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 474 290
Rocket artillery: 122 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 86 323
Multirole aircraf: 54 329
Attack aircraft: 148 220
Helicopters: 344 725

Navy

Total naval: 27 214
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 7 15
Corvettes: 4 24
Submarines: 0 15

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.