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Military power of Japan & India

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Japan vs India

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Country: Japan (JP) India (IN)
Capital: Tokyo New Delhi
Population: 125,360,000 1,352,642,280
Area: 377,944 km2 3,287,590 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247,150 1,455,550
Reserve personnel: 56,100 1,155,000
Available for military: 27,301,443 319,129,420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,004 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 8,600
Total artillery: 623 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 214 100
Rocket artillery: 99 960

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,444 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 155 173
Multirole aircraf: 79 405
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 698 729
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 140 267
Aircraftcarriers: 4 1
Destroyers: 36 11
Frigates: 2 13
Corvettes: 6 23
Submarines: 22 16

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Nuclear weapons

Japan

Does not have 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.

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.