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Military power of India & Vietnam

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India vs Vietnam

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Country: India (IN) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: New Delhi Hanoi
Population: 1,352,642,280 96,208,984
Area: 3,287,590 km2 332,698 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 67 billion $ 6.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 2.3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,455,550 482,000
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 3,000,000
Available for military: 319,129,420 30,000,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,614 1,509
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 2,380
Total artillery: 2,799 2,524
Self-propelled artillery: 100 280
Rocket artillery: 960 1,094

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2,263 274
Fighter aircraft: 173 37
Multirole aircraf: 405 24
Attack aircraft: 120 36
Helicopters: 729 145
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 267 173
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 13 7
Corvettes: 23 23
Submarines: 16 6

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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.

Vietnam

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.