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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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Qatar is a country located in Middle East with an area of 11,586 km2 (land boundries: 87 km and costline 563 km). The capital of Qatar is Doha. The number of inhabitants is 2,795,484.

The Qatari military's inventory includes a broad mix of older and modern weapons systems, mostly from the United States and Europe. In the 2010s, Qatar embarked on an extensive military expansion and modernization program with large air, ground, and naval equipment purchases.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 74 billion $ 6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 3.6%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,400,000 66,550
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 15,000
Available for military: 319,129,420 389,487

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,614 138
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 922
Total artillery: 2,799 62
Self-propelled artillery: 100 46
Rocket artillery: 960 16

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: 2,263 205
Fighter aircraft: 173 0
Multirole aircraft: 405 46
Attack aircraft: 120 6
Helicopters: 729 87
UCAV (combat drone): 12 6

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 92
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 23 3
Submarines: 16 0

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.

Qatar

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.

Qatar

Conscription for males aged 18-35; 4-month general obligation, 3 months for graduates.