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Military of India

Military branches:

Army, Navy (including naval air arm), Air Force, various security or paramilitary forces (includes Border Security Force, Assam Rifles, and Rashtriya Rifles)

Military manpower - military age:

17 years of age

Military manpower - availability:

males age 15-49:

274,679,455 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:

males age 15-49:

161,223,332 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - reaching military age annually:


10,759,607 (2000 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure:

$10.055 billion (FY00)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:

2.5% (FY00)

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