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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-11 Urutu 6x6223
-VBTP-MR Guarani200
-M-57734
-AV-VBL 4x432
-AAV-7A152

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Flakpanzer Gepard36

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-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 aircraft.
Total aircraft
761
Fighters
45
Multirole aircraft
0
Attack aircraft
78
Helicopters
263
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-A-42

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-JAS 39-

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-EMB 31431

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-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

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Brasil-class1
-Type 222

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Barroso-class1

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
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