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Canada vs India

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Country: Canada (CA) India (IN)
Capital: Ottawa New Delhi
Population: 38,048,738 1,352,642,280
Area: 9,984,670 km2 3,287,590 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 2.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67,492 1,455,550
Reserve personnel: 36,381 1,155,000
Available for military: 8,031,266 319,129,420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,148 8,600
Total artillery: 161 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 0 100
Rocket artillery: 0 960

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 0 173
Multirole aircraf: 103 405
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 165 729
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 267
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 12 13
Corvettes: 0 23
Submarines: 4 16

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

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

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 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.