The Power Of Indian Military In Numbers

 

With high amounts of military tensions between India and Pakistan at probably an all time high, here’s a look at India’s Military Prowess:

1. In terms of Military, India has 13,25,000 active military personnel stationed in various parts of the country, majority of them along the borders.

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2. Every country has certain Reserve Military Forces like India has CRPF, Indian Territorial Army and NCC. The number of personnel under Reserve Forces for India is 21,43,000

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3. USA has advanced military air crafts like F16s and F22s and India has Sukhoi and Tejas. In that aspect, India has 2,086 under which 242 are Sukhoi Su-30MKI, 69 are Mikoyan MiG-29 (Russian Origin), 39 are Dassault Mirage 2000 (French Origin) and a lot of other advanced aircrafts that were bought from other military heads.

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4. India now has 646 Military helicopters with models like Mi Mi-35 from USSR, HAL Dhruv, HAL Cheetah, HAL Chetak which are of Indian origin.

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5. The serviceable airports allocated for military forces are 346 in India.

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6. In War Tanks, India has 6,464 with 248 Arjun MBTs and 1250 T-90s (Russian Origin)

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7. India has 6,704 armored fighting vehicles like armored cars, howitzers, infantry fighting vehicles and personnel carriers.

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8. Indian Military has 290 self propelled guns like Dhanush 155mm artillery guns, K9 Thunders, BHIM Howitzers.

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9. India has 292 Multi-launch rocket systems in their military.

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10. India has a fleet strength of 295 out of which 2 are aircraft carriers, 10 are destroyers, 14 are frigates, 9 are landing ships, 24 are corvettes, 10 offshore patrol vessels and a lot of other vessels.

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11. India has 14 Submarines out of which one is a nuclear powered submarine and 13 of them are diesel-electric submarines.

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12. India has 2 aircraft carriers, INS Vikramaditya (R33) and INS Viraat (R22).

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Jai Hind!