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Military power of India & Saudi Arabia

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India vs Saudi Arabia

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Country: India (IN) Saudi Arabia (SA)
Capital: New Delhi Riyadh
Population: 1,352,642,280 34,218,169
Area: 3,287,590 km2 2,149,690 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 67 billion $ 57.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 8.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,455,550 505,000
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 325,000
Available for military: 319,129,420 8,240,714

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,614 1,142
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 9,096
Total artillery: 2,799 757
Self-propelled artillery: 100 474
Rocket artillery: 960 122

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2,263 855
Fighter aircraft: 173 62
Multirole aircraf: 405 54
Attack aircraft: 120 168
Helicopters: 729 341
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 267 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 13 7
Corvettes: 23 4
Submarines: 16 0

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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.

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.