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India is a country located in Southern Asia with an area of 3,287,590 km2 (land boundries: 13,888 km and costline 7,000 km). The capital of India is New Delhi. The number of inhabitants is 1,352,642,280.

The Indian Armed Forces were chiefly focused on China and Pakistan. India and Pakistan have fought several conflicts since 1947. The Sino-Indian War between China and India occurred in October–November 1962. A disputed Himalayan border was the main cause of the war. The inventory of the Indian Armed Forces consists mostly of Russian- and Soviet-origin equipment along with a smaller mix of Western and domestically-produced arms. Russia has been the leading supplier of arms to India. France, Israel, and the US also among the major arms suppliers. India's defense industry is capable of producing a range of weapons systems for indigenous use and export.

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Malaysia is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 330,803 km2 (land boundries: 2,742 km and costline 4,675 km (Peninsular Malaysia 2,068 km, East Malaysia 2,607 km)). The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur. The number of inhabitants is 32,730,000.

Malaysia is a member of the Five Powers Defense Arrangements, a series of mutual assistance agreements reached in 1971 embracing Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Malaysia also cooperates closely with the US military. the Malaysian Armed Forces field a diverse mix of mostly older imported weapons systems.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 67 billion $ 3.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 1.16%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,455,550 110,000
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 296,300
Available for military: 319,129,420 14,817,517

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,614 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 1,276
Total artillery: 2,799 250
Self-propelled artillery: 100 0
Rocket artillery: 960 54

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2,263 122
Fighter aircraft: 173 0
Multirole aircraft: 405 26
Attack aircraft: 120 12
Helicopters: 729 54
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 267 111
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 13 3
Corvettes: 23 6
Submarines: 16 2

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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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.

Malaysia

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.

Malaysia

17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service (younger with parental consent and proof of age); mandatory retirement age 60; women serve in the Malaysian Armed Forces; no conscription.