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Military power of Vietnam and India

Country: Vietnam India
Capital: Hanoi New Delhi
Population: 92 700 000 1 276 267 000
Area: 332 698 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description India military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 1 325 450
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 3 788×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 5 581
Total artillery: 2 524 8 681
Self-propelled artillery: 280 290
Rocket artillery: 1 094 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 2 212
Fighter aircraft: 37 314
Multirole aircraf: 24 312
Attack aircraft: 36 241
Helicopters: 145 726

Navy

Total naval: 173 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 7 15
Corvettes: 23 25
Submarines: 6 14

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

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.