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Published on 17 Oct 2014 | over 2 years ago

India is the second most populated country in the world, but a headcount like that doesn't necessarily mean they possess formidable military force. So how much power does India really have? Is this rapidly growing nation a threat to other countries?

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Global Firepower: Military Strength Comparison Results
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India's Maritime Military Strategy
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Military Action, Diplomatic Threats Between India and Pakistan in Kashmir
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