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Military power of Brazil and Germany

Country: Brazil Germany
Capital: Brasília Berlin
Population: 204 451 000 82 175 700
Area: 8 515 767 km2 357 168 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Germany military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 41,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 178 334
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 40 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 18 529 299

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 328×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 3 357
Total artillery: 1 112 441
Self-propelled artillery: 184 149
Rocket artillery: 198 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 776
Fighter aircraft: 45 125
Multirole aircraf: 0 93
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 263 380

Navy

Total naval: 111 64
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 10
Corvettes: 5 5
Submarines: 5 6

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.