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Military power of India & Brazil

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Country: India (IN) Brazil (BR)
Capital: New Delhi Brasília
Population: 1 276 267 000 204 451 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2 8 515 767 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 2 140 000 318 480
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: 4 426 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 1 769
Total artillery: 5 067 956
Self-propelled artillery: 290 212
Rocket artillery: 292 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2 261 749
Fighter aircraft: 323 47
Multirole aircraf: 374 0
Attack aircraft: 220 78
Helicopters: 725 249

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Navy

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Total naval: 214 108
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 8
Corvettes: 24 3
Submarines: 15 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.