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Country: Australia (AU) India (IN)
Capital: Canberra New Delhi
Population: 24 399 300 1 276 267 000
Area: 7 692 024 km2 3 287 590 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 25 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 58 061 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 1 155 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 319 129 420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 4 426
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 5 681
Total artillery: 235 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 0 290
Rocket artillery: 0 292

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 450 2 261
Fighter aircraft: 0 323
Multirole aircraf: 97 374
Attack aircraft: 0 220
Helicopters: 187 725

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Navy

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Total naval: 49 214
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 11 15
Corvettes: 0 24
Submarines: 6 15

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

India

India is not a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. India maintains a "no first use" nuclear policy

India has not released any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal. As of January 2020, India was estimated to have around 150 warheads.

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

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.