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Military power of Vietnam & India

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Vietnam vs India

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Country: Vietnam (VN) India (IN)
Capital: Hanoi New Delhi
Population: 92 700 000 1 276 267 000
Area: 332 698 km2 3 287 590 km2
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Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 482 000 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 319 129 420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 509 4 426
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 5 681
Total artillery: 2 524 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 280 290
Rocket artillery: 1 094 292

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 274 2 261
Fighter aircraft: 37 323
Multirole aircraf: 24 374
Attack aircraft: 36 220
Helicopters: 145 725

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Navy

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Total naval: 173 214
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 7 15
Corvettes: 23 24
Submarines: 6 15

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Nuclear weapons

Vietnam

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

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.

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.