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Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

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India is a country located in Southern Asia with an area of 3,287,590 km2 (land boundries: 13,888 km and costline 7,000 km). The capital of India is New Delhi. The number of inhabitants is 1,352,642,280.

The Indian Armed Forces were chiefly focused on China and Pakistan. India and Pakistan have fought several conflicts since 1947. The Sino-Indian War between China and India occurred in October–November 1962. A disputed Himalayan border was the main cause of the war. The inventory of the Indian Armed Forces consists mostly of Russian- and Soviet-origin equipment along with a smaller mix of Western and domestically-produced arms. Russia has been the leading supplier of arms to India. France, Israel, and the US also among the major arms suppliers. India's defense industry is capable of producing a range of weapons systems for indigenous use and export.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 11 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 2.4%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 438,500 1,455,550
Reserve personnel: 479,000 1,155,000
Available for military: 41,157,220 319,129,420

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,789 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,699 8,600
Total artillery: 4,328 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 889 100
Rocket artillery: 1,250 960

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,103 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 44 173
Multirole aircraf: 278 405
Attack aircraft: 121 120
Helicopters: 310 729
UCAV (combat drone): 32 12

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 193 267
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 14 13
Corvettes: 7 23
Submarines: 8 16

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Egypt

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

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.