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Country: Germany (DE) India (IN)
Capital: Berlin New Delhi
Population: 82 175 700 1 276 267 000
Area: 357 168 km2 3 287 590 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 178 334 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 319 129 420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 4 426
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 5 681
Total artillery: 440 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 148 290
Rocket artillery: 50 292

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 785 2 261
Fighter aircraft: 134 323
Multirole aircraf: 115 374
Attack aircraft: 0 220
Helicopters: 358 725

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 214
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 10 15
Corvettes: 5 24
Submarines: 6 15

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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.