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Military power of India & Germany

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India vs Germany

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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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.

Germany

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

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.

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.