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Military power of Switzerland and India

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Country: Switzerland India
Capital: Bern New Delhi
Population: 8 306 200 1 276 267 000
Area: 41 285 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 2,5%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 319 129 420

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Land Forces

Tanks: 224 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 5 681
Total artillery: 224 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 224 290
Rocket artillery: 0 292

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 40 323
Multirole aircraf: 26 329
Attack aircraft: 0 220
Helicopters: 45 725

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Navy

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

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Military service

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.

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.