10 Points about Military Strength of India and China 2016

Previously we compared Military Strength of India and Pakistan in terms of various Military Equipments, Military Budget and Troop Strength. This Time we are comparing Military Strength of India and China, which is a bigger and more developed nation than India. But do we lack behind their Defence forces? Let’s compare 10 Different and most important aspects of Both Country’s Defence mechanism as of 2016.

According to Global Fire Power India is currently fourth most powerful country in World based on their Military Strength & 3rd Most Powerful in Asia, besides Russia and China.

10 Points Comparison Of Military Strength of India and China 2016

1. Military Strength of India and China in terms of Military Budget

India’s Military budget is 45.2 Billion US$ which is 8th highest in the world.

China’s military budget is 129 Billion US$ which is 2nd in the world and nearly triple of India’s budget.

2. Military Strength of India and Pakistan in terms of  Number of Troops

India – 4,768,407 

India’s troops strength is more than 47 Lakh which is nearly a million more than China’s total troop strength. This include Active troops, Reserved troops and paramilitary forces. India’s total troops strength is 4th in the world.

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China – 3,503,000

China’s troops strength is more than 35 Lakh inclusive of Active troops, Reserved troops and paramilitary forces. They are 5th in the list of most number of military troops in world.

3. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Aircraft

“air superiority is still a top priority to war planners in any theater.”

India possess Total 2086 Aircraft which is 4th in the world. This includes Fighter Aircraft, Bomber Aircraft Attack Aircraft and many other types.

China has 2942 aircraft and are 3rd in the world. This includes Fighter Aircraft, Bomber Aircraft, Attack Aircraft and many other types.

4. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Battle Tank

India has total 6464 battle tank which is 4th in the world.

China possess total 9,151 battle tank which is 2nd in the world

5. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Military Satellites

India owns 5 Military Satellites in space and is one of the only 18 countries with at least 1 Military Satellite.

China on the other hand owns 68 Military Satellite, which is only second to USA.

6. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Navy Ship

Total number of Navy Ship India possess is 295. They are 7th in the world in terms of Navy Ship strength.

Total Number of Navy Ship China possess is 714. China is 2nd in the world in terms of Fleet strength.

7. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Attack Helicopters

India owns 736 Attack Helicopter and ranks 2nd in world.

Whereas China owns 579 Attack Helicopter which is 4th highest in the world.

8. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Destroyers

Modern-day navy Destroyer warship is equipped with various advanced weapons.

India owns total 11 Destroyers and is 7th in the list.

China owns 32 Destroyers and is 3rd in the list.

9. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Nuclear Sub Marine

India has 1 Nuclear submarine and is one of the only 6 countries who owns a nuclear submarine.

China owns 9 Nuclear Submarine.

10. Military Strength of India and China in terms of  Number of Nuclear Weapon

India has 100-120 Nuclear weapon and are 6th in the world.

Meanwhile China has 260 Nuclear Weapons, which is more than double of India’s tally.

This is Military Strength of India and China which is a good way to compare both Country’s Army, Naval and Air Force Strength. China is a bigger country and a developed country as well having Military Budget of 129 Billion USD per year. Yet India’s military strength is on par with China’s and have enough capabilities to resist any kind of force.