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Military power of India & Brazil

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Country: India (IN) Brazil (BR)
Capital: New Delhi Brasília
Population: 1,352,642,280 210,147,125
Area: 3,287,590 km2 8,515,767 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 67 billion $ 26.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 1.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,455,550 334,500
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 1,340,000
Available for military: 319,129,420 53,350,703

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,614 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 1,769
Total artillery: 2,799 956
Self-propelled artillery: 100 212
Rocket artillery: 960 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2,263 749
Fighter aircraft: 173 47
Multirole aircraf: 405 0
Attack aircraft: 120 78
Helicopters: 729 249
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 267 108
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 13 8
Corvettes: 23 3
Submarines: 16 5

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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.

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.