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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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Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe with an area of 505,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,952.7 km and costline 4,964 km). The capital of Spain is Madrid. The number of inhabitants is 47,450,795.

Spain joined NATO in 1982. The inventory of the Spanish military is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. Spain's defense industry manufactures land, air, and sea weapons systems and is integrated within the European defense-industrial sector.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 74 billion $ 23.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.5%

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: 1,400,000 133,282
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 15,150
Available for military: 319,129,420 11,759,557

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

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Tanks: 4,614 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 2,361
Total artillery: 2,799 242
Self-propelled artillery: 100 102
Rocket artillery: 960 0

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: 2,263 570
Fighter aircraft: 173 68
Multirole aircraft: 405 84
Attack aircraft: 120 13
Helicopters: 729 152
UCAV (combat drone): 12 4

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 60
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 23 0
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.

Spain

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.

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.