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Brazilian Armed forces

Brazil
Capital: Brasília
Area: 8 515 767 km2
Population: 204 451 000
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Military budget
22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP
1,3
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
Military branches: (Forças Armadas Brasileiras)Brazilian Army (Exercito Brasileiro, EB), Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil (MB), includes Naval Air and Marine Corps (Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais)), Brazilian Air Force (Forca Aerea Brasileira, FAB).

Military service age and obligation: 18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.
Active personnel
318 480
Reserve personnel
1 340 000
Available for military
53 350 703
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Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
469
AFVs
1 769
Total artillery
1 112
Self-propelled guns
184
Rocket artillery
198
Current equipment main models

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-EE-3 Jararaca 4x42
EE-9 Cascavel 6x6600
-EE-11 Urutu 6x6223
-VBTP-MR Guarani200
M113596
-M-57734
-AV-VBL 4x432
Mowag Piranha30
-AAV-7A152

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
M-10872
M10976
-Flakpanzer Gepard36

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
ASTROS38
-AV-SS100
-ASTROS HAWK60

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft
761
Fighters
45
Multirole aircraft
0
Attack aircraft
78
Helicopters
263
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
F-543
-A-42

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-JAS 39-

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
AMX47
-EMB 31431

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
UH-6019
Mil Mi-2412
UH-124
AS565 Panther33
AS532 Cougar16
-EC 72511
-Bell 20617
-SH-604
-Lynx12

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
111
Aircraft carriers
1
Destroyers
0
Frigates
9
Corvettes
5
Submarines
5
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
Clemenceau-class1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Brasil-class1
Niteroi class6
-Type 222

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
Inhaúma class 4
-Barroso-class1

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
Type 2095
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