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Military power of USA and India

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Country: USA India
Capital: Washington New Delhi
Population: 324 527 000 1 276 267 000
Area: 9 857 306 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 610 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,1% 2,5%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 281 900 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 319 129 420

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Land Forces

Tanks: 6 393 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 41 760 5 681
Total artillery: 3 269 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 950 290
Rocket artillery: 1 197 292

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 304 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 457 323
Multirole aircraf: 2 192 329
Attack aircraft: 587 220
Helicopters: 4 889 725

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Navy

Total naval: 437 214
Aircraftcarriers: 20 2
Destroyers: 85 11
Frigates: 0 15
Corvettes: 0 24
Submarines: 71 15

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Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

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.