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Military power of Switzerland & India

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Switzerland vs India

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Country: Switzerland (CH) India (IN)
Capital: Bern New Delhi
Population: 8 306 200 1 276 267 000
Area: 41 285 km2 3 287 590 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140 000 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 1 852 580 319 129 420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 224 4 426
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 5 681
Total artillery: 224 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 224 290
Rocket artillery: 0 292

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 2 261
Fighter aircraft: 40 323
Multirole aircraf: 26 374
Attack aircraft: 0 220
Helicopters: 45 725

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 214
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 0 15
Corvettes: 0 24
Submarines: 0 15

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Nuclear weapons

Switzerland

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

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.

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.