India has the third-highest defence budget in the world. The defence budget of India is estimated at US$71,125M at around 2.40% of its GDP.
India has a military of 5,137,500 personnel, with 1,455,550 active (second-largest globally), 1,155,000 in reserve and 2,526,950 from paramilitary forces, making up 4 military personnel per 1000 in population.
India has the third-largest battle tank force in Asia. On land, India has a mobile force of 6,464 tanks. For aerial defence, India has an air force of 544 military aircrafts and 23 attack helicopters.India has a naval fleet of 69 vessels, including 1 aircraft carriers, 2 nuclear submarines and 14 non-nuclear submarines. The naval fleet also possesses numerous warships, including 14 frigates, 11 destroyers and 26 corvettes.