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India Military 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











India Military 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Military expenditures:
2.47% of GDP (2016) 2.41% of GDP (2015) 2.5% of GDP (2014) 2.47% of GDP (2013) 2.54% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 37
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military branches:
Army, Navy (includes naval air arm), Air Force, Coast Guard (2011)

Military service age and obligation:
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, currently serve in combat roles as pilots, and will soon be allowed in all combat roles (2016)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding India on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of India Military 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about India Military 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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