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Military power of Australia and Brazil

Country: Australia Brazil
Capital: Canberra Brasília
Population: 24 399 300 204 451 000
Area: 7 692 024 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Australia military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 318 480
Reserve personnel: 19 338 1 340 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 1 769
Total artillery: 235 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 0 184
Rocket artillery: 0 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 761
Fighter aircraft: 0 45
Multirole aircraf: 97 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 187 263

Navy

Total naval: 49 111
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 9
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 6 5

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

Brazil

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.