Military Balance Between Pakistan & India (infographic)

The rivalry between India and Pakistan that flared up again this week, has been simmering since the two states gained independence from British Raj in 1947. As this latest round of friction unfolds many wonder what the military capabilities of the two countries are.

The following infographic shows the military balance between both nations with India firmly ahead in terms of budget, troop numbers and volume of equipment. The figures are primarily based on reporting from the Institute of Strategic Studies and published by Al Jazeera.

source: statista