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Military power of Brazil and Australia

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

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

Tanks: 469 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 580
Total artillery: 956 235
Self-propelled artillery: 212 0
Rocket artillery: 198 0

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 749 450
Fighter aircraft: 47 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 97
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 187

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Navy

Total naval: 108 49
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 11
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 6

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Military service

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.

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.