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Military power of India & Japan

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Country: India (IN) Japan (JP)
Capital: New Delhi Tokyo
Population: 1 276 267 000 126 880 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2 377 944 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 2 140 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 56 100
Available for military: 319 129 420 27 301 443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4 426 686
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 2 905
Total artillery: 5 067 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 290 226
Rocket artillery: 292 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2 261 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 323 154
Multirole aircraf: 374 134
Attack aircraft: 220 0
Helicopters: 725 719

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Navy

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Total naval: 214 129
Aircraftcarriers: 2 4
Destroyers: 11 38
Frigates: 15 0
Corvettes: 24 6
Submarines: 15 17

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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.

Japan

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.