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Military power of India & USA

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Country: India (IN) USA (US)
Capital: New Delhi Washington
Population: 1 276 267 000 324 527 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2 9 857 306 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 610 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 3,1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 2 140 000 1 281 900
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 811 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 73 270 043

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4 426 6 393
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 41 760
Total artillery: 5 067 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 290 950
Rocket artillery: 292 1 197

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2 216 12 304
Fighter aircraft: 323 457
Multirole aircraf: 329 2 192
Attack aircraft: 220 587
Helicopters: 725 4 889

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Navy

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Total naval: 214 437
Aircraftcarriers: 2 20
Destroyers: 11 85
Frigates: 15 0
Corvettes: 24 0
Submarines: 15 71

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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.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.