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Germany vs India

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Country: Germany (DE) India (IN)
Capital: Berlin New Delhi
Population: 83,166,711 1,352,642,280
Area: 357,168 km2 3,287,590 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 2.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 183,907 1,455,550
Reserve personnel: 30,050 1,155,000
Available for military: 18,529,299 319,129,420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,874 8,600
Total artillery: 401 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 121 100
Rocket artillery: 38 960

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 662 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 141 173
Multirole aircraf: 90 405
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 347 729
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 65 267
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 12 13
Corvettes: 5 23
Submarines: 6 16

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.