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Country: India (IN) Canada (CA)
Capital: New Delhi Ottawa
Population: 1 276 267 000 35 151 728
Area: 3 287 590 km2 9 984 670 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 2 140 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 119 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 8 031 266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4 426 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 3 148
Total artillery: 5 067 161
Self-propelled artillery: 290 0
Rocket artillery: 292 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2 261 405
Fighter aircraft: 323 0
Multirole aircraf: 374 103
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 165

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Navy

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Total naval: 214 62
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 12
Corvettes: 24 0
Submarines: 15 4

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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.

Canada

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years