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Military power of Brazil and Greece

Country: Brazil Greece
Capital: Brasília Athens
Population: 204 451 000 10 846 979
Area: 8 515 767 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 143 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 216 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 3 400
Total artillery: 1 112 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 184 535
Rocket artillery: 198 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 613
Fighter aircraft: 45 41
Multirole aircraf: 0 198
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 263 220

Navy

Total naval: 111 99
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 13
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 5 11

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.

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.