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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: 8,570,146 1,352,642,280
Area: 41,285 km2 3,287,590 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.3 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.7% 2.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 1,455,550
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 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,500 8,600
Total artillery: 224 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 224 100
Rocket artillery: 0 960

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 193 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 40 173
Multirole aircraf: 26 405
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 45 729
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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

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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.