India Defense Budget


India
Ranked as 4 of 126
GFP Power Index rating of 0.2698 (0.0000 being perfect)
MANPOWER - Going beyond military equipment totals and perceived fighting strength is the actual manpower that drives a given military. Wars of attrition favor those with more.

 Total Population: 1,251,695,584
 Available Manpower: 616,000,000
 Fit for Service: 489,600,000
 Reaching Military Age Annually: 22,900,000
 Active Frontline Personnel: 1,325,000
 Active Reserve Personnel: 2,143,000

LAND SYSTEMS - Tank value includes Main Battle Tanks, light tanks and tank destroyers, either wheeled or tracked. AFV value includes Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).

 Tanks: 6,464
 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 6,704
 Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 290
 Towed-Artillery: 7,414
 Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 292

AIR POWER - Includes both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft from all branches of service.

 Total Aircraft: 2,086
 Fighters/Interceptors: 679
 Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 809
 Transport Aircraft: 857
 Trainer Aircraft: 318
 Helicopters: 646
 Attack Helicopters: 19

NAVAL POWER - Aircraft Carrier value includes dedicated "helicopter carrier" vessels. Total naval strength includes all known auxiliaries as well.

 Total Naval Strength: 295
 Aircraft Carriers: 2
 Frigates: 14
 Destroyers: 10
 Corvettes: 26
 Submarines: 14
 Coastal Defense Craft: 135
 Mine Warfare: 6

RESOURCES (PETROLEUM) - Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force and supporting economy.

 Oil Production: 767,600 bbl/day
 Oil Consumption: 3,510,000 bbl/day
 Proven Oil Reserves: 5,675,000,000 bbl/day

LOGISTICAL - War is as much a battle of logistics - moving man and machine from / to points all over - as it is direct combat. Labor Force adds to available wartime industry strength.

 Labor Force: 492,400,000
 Merchant Marine Strength: 340
 Major Ports and Terminals: 7
 Roadway Coverage: 3,320,410
 Railway Coverage: 63,974
 Serviceable Airports: 346

FINANCIAL (in USD) - Regardless of strength in numbers, war is still driven by financing as much as any one leader or weapon.

 Defense Budget: $40,000,000,000
 External Debt: $459,100,000,000
 Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold: $370,700,000,000
 Purchasing Power Parity: $7,411,000,000,000

GEOGRAPHY (in km) - Geographical values primarily figure into a defensive-minded war (i.e. invasion).

 Square Land Area: 3,287,263 km
 Coastline: 7,000 km
 Shared Border: 13,888 km
 Waterways: 14,500 km

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