Budget: $50 billion
Active frontline personnel: 1,325,000
Total aircraft: 1,905
India is one of the largest military powers on the planet. It has the most active manpower of any country aside from China and the US, in addition to the most tanks and aircraft of any country besides the US, China, or Russia. India also has access to nuclear weapons. It’s expected to become the fourth highest military spender on earth by 2020. A global scenario projected by Britain’s ministry of defense says that by 2045 India is likely to have the ability to project conventional military power globally with the third largest defense expenditure pegged at 654 billion US dollars.